Debian DLA-586-1 : curl security update

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92729

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

CVE-2016-5419 Bru Rom discovered that libcurl would attempt to resume a TLS session even if the client certificate had changed.

CVE-2016-5420 It was discovered that libcurl did not consider client certificates when reusing TLS connections.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 7.26.0-1+wheezy14.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/08/msg00007.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/curl

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92729

File Name: debian_DLA-586.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/05

Updated: 2018/07/06

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:P/I:N/A:N

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcurl3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcurl3-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcurl3-gnutls, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcurl3-nss, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcurl4-gnutls-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcurl4-nss-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libcurl4-openssl-dev, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5419, CVE-2016-5420