OracleVM 3.4 : curl (OVMSA-2020-0035)

High Nessus Plugin ID 140168

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VPR Score: 5.9


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


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- Fix TFTP small blocksize heap buffer overflow


- Security Fixes [OraBug: 28939992]

- CVE-2016-8615 cookie injection for other servers

- CVE-2016-8616 case insensitive password comparison

- CVE-2016-8617 OOB write via unchecked multiplication

- CVE-2016-8618 double-free in curl_maprintf

- CVE-2016-8619 double-free in krb5 code

- CVE-2016-8621 curl_getdate read out of bounds

- CVE-2016-8623 Use-after-free via shared cookies

- CVE-2016-8624 invalid URL parsing with #

- use PK11_CreateManagedGenericObject in libcurl to prevent memory leak

- fix auth failure with duplicated WWW-Authenticate header (#1757643)


Update the affected curl / libcurl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 140168

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2020-0035.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2020/09/02

Updated: 2020/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:curl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libcurl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8615, CVE-2016-8616, CVE-2016-8617, CVE-2016-8618, CVE-2016-8619, CVE-2016-8621, CVE-2016-8623, CVE-2016-8624, CVE-2019-5482