openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-SU-2014:0598-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75339


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This curl update fixes two security issues :

- bnc#868627: Fixed wrong re-use of connections (CVE-2014-0138).

- bnc#868629: Fixed IP address wildcard certificate validation (CVE-2014-0139).


Update the affected curl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75339

File Name: openSUSE-2014-329.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/12/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:12.3, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/04/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0138, CVE-2014-0139