RHEL 9 : curl (RHSA-2023:4354)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 179155

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates for curl.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2023:4354 advisory.

- curl: IDN wildcard match may lead to Improper Cerificate Validation (CVE-2023-28321)

- curl: more POST-after-PUT confusion (CVE-2023-28322)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the RHEL curl package based on the guidance in RHSA-2023:4354.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?4d9c8dc6

https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2196786

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=2196793

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2023:4354

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 179155

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2023-4354.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 8/1/2023

Updated: 4/28/2024

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4.2

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-28321

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:9, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:curl-minimal, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libcurl-minimal

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/1/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/18/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-28321, CVE-2023-28322

CWE: 295, 440

IAVA: 2023-A-0259-S

RHSA: 2023:4354