Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2009:069)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36751


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in curl, which could allow remote HTTP servers to (1) trigger arbitrary requests to intranet servers, (2) read or overwrite arbitrary files via a redirect to a file: URL, or (3) execute arbitrary commands via a redirect to an scp: URL (CVE-2009-0037).

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36751

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2009-069.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:curl-examples, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64curl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64curl4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libcurl4, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0037

BID: 33962

MDVSA: 2009:069

CWE: 352