Fedora Core 3 : curl-7.12.3-5.fc3 (2005-1130)

High Nessus Plugin ID 20290


The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.


This package fixes a security buffer overflow bug in URL authentication code of curl (CVE-2005-4077).

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


Update the affected curl, curl-debuginfo and / or curl-devel packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20290

File Name: fedora_2005-1130.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/12/11

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:curl-devel, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora_core:3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2005/12/08

Reference Information

FEDORA: 2005-1130