SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2016:0347-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88622

Synopsis

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

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-0755: libcurl would reuse NTLM-authenticated proxy connections without properly making sure that the connection was authenticated with the same credentials as set for this transfer (bsc#962983)

The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details.

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.

Solution

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-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMWare 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-curl-12385=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp3-curl-12385=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=926511

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962983

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=962996

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0755/

http://www.nessus.org/u?9aa269f0

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88622

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0347-1.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/08

Updated: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0755