openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2015-446)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 84387


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


Curl was updated to fix two security issues and enable metalink support

The following vulnerabilities were fixed :

- CVE-2015-3236: libcurl could have wrongly send HTTP credentials when re-using connections (boo#934501)

- CVE-2015-3237: libcurl could have been tricked by a malicious SMB server to send off data it did not intend to (boo#934502)

The following feature was enabled :

- boo#851126: enable metalink support.


Update the affected curl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 84387

File Name: openSUSE-2015-446.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/25

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

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

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:libcurl-devel-32bit, 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:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3236, CVE-2015-3237