Amazon Linux 2 : curl (ALAS-2019-1233)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 126957

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.

Description

An integer overflow in curl's URL API results in a buffer overflow in libcurl. (CVE-2019-5435)

A heap buffer overflow in the TFTP receiving code allows for DoS or arbitrary code execution in libcurl. (CVE-2019-5436)

Solution

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/AL2/ALAS-2019-1233.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 126957

File Name: al2_ALAS-2019-1233.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/07/24

Updated: 2020/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux:2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/05/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5435, CVE-2019-5436

ALAS: 2019-1233