SUSE SLES12 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2020:1735-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 138293

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).

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 Software Development Kit 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-1735=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-1735=1

See Also

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

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?51b6e391

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 138293

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1735-1.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:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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-2020-8177

IAVA: 2020-A-0291