OracleVM 3.2 : curl (OVMSA-2016-0056)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 91740
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The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- fix heap-based buffer overflow in curl_easy_unescape (CVE-2013-2174)

- fix cookie tailmatching to prevent cross-domain leakage (CVE-2013-1944)

- introduce the --delegation option of curl (#746849)

- fix stack smashing in the FTP implementation (#652557)

- fix proxy kerberos authentication (#657396)

- update running_handles counter properly in curl_multi_remove_handle (#688871)

- add a new option CURLOPT_GSSAPI_DELEGATION (#723643)

- do not delegate GSSAPI credentials (CVE-2011-2192)

- avoid use of uninitialized variable on failure of a LDAP request (#655073)

- proxy tunnel support for LDAP requests (#655073)


Update the affected curl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91740

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0056.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Published: 6/22/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:curl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/7/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2192, CVE-2013-1944, CVE-2013-2174

BID: 48434, 59058, 60737