Fedora 18 : curl-7.27.0-10.fc18 (2013-7813)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66436


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


switch SSL socket into non-blocking mode after handshake (#960765)

- prevent an artificial timeout event due to stale speed-check data (#906031)

- show proper host name on failed resolve (#957173) fix cookie tailmatching to prevent cross-domain leakage (CVE-2013-1944)

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 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66436

File Name: fedora_2013-7813.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/05/15

Modified: 2015/10/19

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:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/05/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1944

BID: 59058

FEDORA: 2013-7813