Amazon Linux AMI : curl (ALAS-2016-742)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 93743
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

After testing original CVE-2016-5420 patch, it was discovered that libcurl built on top of NSS (Network Security Services) still incorrectly re-uses client certificates if a certificate from file is used for one TLS connection but no certificate is set for a subsequent TLS connection.

Solution

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-742.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 93743

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-742.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/28/2016

Updated: 4/18/2018

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: cpe:2.3:o:amazon:linux:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:curl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:curl-debuginfo:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libcurl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*, p-cpe:2.3:a:amazon:linux:libcurl-devel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/27/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7141, CVE-2016-7167

ALAS: 2016-742