openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2016-1124)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93708


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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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.


Update the affected curl packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93708

File Name: openSUSE-2016-1124.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/26

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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


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:novell:opensuse:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/25

Reference Information

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