RHEL 7 : curl (RHSA-2019:1880)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 127619

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for curl is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

The curl packages provide the libcurl library and the curl utility for downloading files from servers using various protocols, including HTTP, FTP, and LDAP.

Security Fix(es) :

* curl: NTLM password overflow via integer overflow (CVE-2018-14618)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Bug Fix(es) :

* baseurl with file:// hangs and then timeout in yum repo (BZ#1709474)

* curl crashes on http links with rate-limit (BZ#1711914)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1880

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-14618

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 127619

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-1880.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2020/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/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:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-devel, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14618

RHSA: 2019:1880