SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2016:2330-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93591

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-5419: TLS session resumption client cert bypass (bsc#991389)

- CVE-2016-5420: Re-using connections with wrong client cert (bsc#991390)

- CVE-2016-5421: use of connection struct after free (bsc#991391)

- CVE-2016-7141: Fixed incorrect reuse of client certificates with NSS (bsc#997420) Also the following bug was fixed :

- fixing a performance issue (bsc#991746)

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-1364=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-1364=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-1364=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991389

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991390

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991391

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991746

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=997420

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5419/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5420/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5421/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7141/

http://www.nessus.org/u?67ef659b

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93591

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2330-1.nasl

Version: 2.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/19

Updated: 2019/09/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/08/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5419, CVE-2016-5420, CVE-2016-5421, CVE-2016-7141