Fedora 23 : curl (2016-80f4f71eff)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93883

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- reject negative string lengths in curl_easy_[un]escape() (CVE-2016-7167)

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

Solution

Update the affected curl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-80f4f71eff

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93883

File Name: fedora_2016-80f4f71eff.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/06

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: 2016/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7167