Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 127724

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1709474

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1711914

http://www.nessus.org/u?50e8d2ac

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 127724

File Name: sl_20190729_curl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2019/08/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14618