FreeBSD : curl -- Credentials not checked (8b27f1bc-c509-11e5-a95f-b499baebfeaf)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88476


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The cURL project reports :

libcurl will reuse NTLM-authenticated proxy connections without properly making sure that the connection was authenticated with the same credentials as set for this transfer.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88476

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8b27f1bcc50911e5a95fb499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/29

Modified: 2017/02/07

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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


Base Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:curl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0755