Amazon Linux AMI : curl (ALAS-2014-322)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 73650

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The default configuration in cURL and libcurl 7.10.6 before 7.36.0 re-uses (1) SCP, (2) SFTP, (3) POP3, (4) POP3S, (5) IMAP, (6) IMAPS, (7) SMTP, (8) SMTPS, (9) LDAP, and (10) LDAPS connections, which might allow context-dependent attackers to connect as other users via a request, a similar issue to CVE-2014-0015 .

Solution

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-322.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73650

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-322.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/04/23

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0138

ALAS: 2014-322