SUSE SLED15 / SLES15 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2020:1733-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 138291

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

CVE-2020-8177: Fixed an issue where curl could have been tricked by a malicious server to overwrite a local file when using the -J option (bsc#1173027).

CVE-2020-8169: Fixed an issue where could have led to partial password leak over DNS on HTTP redirect (bsc#1173026).

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-Module-Basesystem-15-SP2-2020-1733=1

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173026

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1173027

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8169/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-8177/

http://www.nessus.org/u?a2cc35c4

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138291

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1733-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/07/09

Updated: 2020/07/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4-32bit-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:15

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

Patch Publication Date: 2020/06/24

Reference Information

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

IAVA: 2020-A-0291