Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2011:116)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55664


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


A vulnerability was discovered and corrected in curl :

The Curl_input_negotiate function in http_negotiate.c in libcurl 7.10.6 through 7.21.6, as used in curl and other products, always performs credential delegation during GSSAPI authentication, which allows remote servers to impersonate clients via GSSAPI requests (CVE-2011-2192).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55664

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-116.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/07/25

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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: 2011/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2192

BID: 48434

MDVSA: 2011:116