RHEL 8 : curl (RHSA-2019:3701)

High Nessus Plugin ID 130568

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 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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 type-2 heap out-of-bounds buffer read (CVE-2018-16890)

* wget: Information exposure in set_file_metadata function in xattr.c (CVE-2018-20483)

* curl: NTLMv2 type-3 header stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2019-3822)

* curl: SMTP end-of-response out-of-bounds read (CVE-2019-3823)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?774148ae

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3701

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-16890

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-20483

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3822

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-3823

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 130568

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3701.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/11/06

Updated: 2019/11/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

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: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl-minimal-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-minimal, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-minimal-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/11/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16890, CVE-2018-20483, CVE-2019-3822, CVE-2019-3823

RHSA: 2019:3701