RHEL 7 : curl (RHSA-2020:1020)

high Nessus Plugin ID 135073
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1020 advisory.

- curl: TFTP receive heap buffer overflow in tftp_receive_packet() function (CVE-2019-5436)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected curl, libcurl and / or libcurl-devel packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-5436

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1020

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1710620

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 135073

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-1020.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/1/2020

Updated: 10/13/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5436

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-devel

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: 3/31/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/22/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5436

BID: 108435

RHSA: 2020:1020

CWE: 122