SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionMarek Szlagor, Gregory Jefferis and Jeroen Ooms discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain credentials. An attacker could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. (CVE-2020-8169)
It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain parameters. An attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite a local file.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.