Amazon Linux AMI : curl (ALAS-2016-652)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88664

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The ConnectionExists function in lib/url.c in libcurl before 7.47.0 does not properly re-use NTLM-authenticated proxy connections, which might allow remote attackers to authenticate as other users via a request, a similar issue to CVE-2014-0015 . (CVE-2016-0755)

Solution

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-652.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88664

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-652.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/10

Updated: 2018/04/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

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:amazon:linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:libcurl-devel, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0755

ALAS: 2016-652