Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2012:058)

High Nessus Plugin ID 58759

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

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

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities has been found and corrected in curl :

curl is vulnerable to a SSL CBC IV vulnerability when built to use OpenSSL for the SSL/TLS layer. A work-around has been added to mitigate the problem (CVE-2011-3389).

curl is vulnerable to a data injection attack for certain protocols through control characters embedded or percent-encoded in URLs (CVE-2012-0036).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2012-0036.html

http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20120124B.html

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/manpage.html#--ssl-allow-beast

https://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/c/curl_easy_setopt.html#CURLOPTSSLOPTIONS

http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.web.curl.library/34659

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58759

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2012-058.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 2012/04/16

Updated: 2019/08/02

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

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:2010.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2011

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2012-0036

BID: 49778, 51665

MDVSA: 2012:058