Fedora 23 : curl (2016-8354baae0f)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92990

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- fix re-using connections with wrong client cert (CVE-2016-5420)

- fix TLS session resumption client cert bypass (CVE-2016-5419)

- fix use of connection struct after free (CVE-2016-5421)

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Solution

Update the affected curl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-8354baae0f

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92990

File Name: fedora_2016-8354baae0f.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/17

Updated: 2016/10/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5419, CVE-2016-5420, CVE-2016-5421