Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64 (20190729)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 127724
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThe 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)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.