openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2016-170)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88634


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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 following tracked bugs only affect the test suite :

- bsc#962996: Expired cookie in test 46 caused test failures


Update the affected curl packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88634

File Name: openSUSE-2016-170.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/09

Modified: 2016/10/13

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: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

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0755