Fedora 32 : curl (2020-6af1dd2936)

High Nessus Plugin ID 137866


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- avoid overwriting a local file with -J (CVE-2020-8177)

- fix partial password leak over DNS on HTTP redirect (CVE-2020-8169)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected curl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 137866

File Name: fedora_2020-6af1dd2936.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/06/29

Updated: 2020/07/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:32

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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-8169, CVE-2020-8177

FEDORA: 2020-6af1dd2936

IAVA: 2020-A-0291