Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2013:151)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66251


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


Updated curl packages fix security vulnerability :

libcurl is vulnerable to a cookie leak vulnerability when doing requests across domains with matching tails. This vulnerability can be used to hijack sessions in targetted attacks since registering domains using a known domain's name as an ending is trivial (CVE-2013-1944).


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66251

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-151.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/04/29

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server: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: 2013/04/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1944

BID: 59058

MDVSA: 2013:151

MGASA: 2013-0121