SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2014:0004-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 83606


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes the following security issues with curl :

- bnc#849596: ssl cert checks with unclear behaviour (CVE-2013-4545)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-curl-8617

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl-8617

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl-8617

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-curl-8617

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83606

File Name: suse_SU-2014-0004-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/20

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/01/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4545

BID: 63776

OSVDB: 99972