SUSE SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2019:14064-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 125473
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Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

CVE-2019-5436: Fixed a heap buffer overflow exists in tftp_receive_packet that receives data from a TFTP server (bsc#1135170).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4-LTSS:zypper in -t patch slessp4-curl-14064=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch secsp3-curl-14064=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Point of Sale 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch sleposp3-curl-14064=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-curl-14064=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3:zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-curl-14064=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1135170

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-5436/

http://www.nessus.org/u?1e749180

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 125473

File Name: suse_SU-2019-14064-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/28/2019

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/24/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5436