SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2015:0962-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83903


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


The curl tool and libcurl4 library have been updated to fix several security and non-security issues.

The following vulnerabilities have been fixed :

CVE-2015-3143: Re-using authenticated connection when unauthenticated.

CVE-2015-3148: Negotiate not treated as connection-oriented.

CVE-2015-3153: Sensitive HTTP server headers also sent to proxies.

The following non-security issue has been fixed :

git fails to clone from https repository. (bsc#927174)

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=10660

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl=10660

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl=10660

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-curl=10660

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83903

File Name: suse_SU-2015-0962-1.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/29/2015

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/28/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3143, CVE-2015-3148, CVE-2015-3153

BID: 74299, 74301, 74408