FreeBSD : cURL -- multiple vulnerabilities (765feb7d-a0d1-11e6-a881-b499baebfeaf)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94493


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The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


The cURL project reports

- cookie injection for other servers

- case insensitive password comparison

- OOB write via unchecked multiplication

- double-free in curl_maprintf

- double-free in krb5 code

- glob parser write/read out of bounds

- curl_getdate read out of bounds

- URL unescape heap overflow via integer truncation

- Use-after-free via shared cookies

- invalid URL parsing with '#'

- IDNA 2003 makes curl use wrong host


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94493

File Name: freebsd_pkg_765feb7da0d111e6a881b499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 11/3/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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


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: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:curl, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 11/2/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/2/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8615, CVE-2016-8616, CVE-2016-8617, CVE-2016-8618, CVE-2016-8619, CVE-2016-8620, CVE-2016-8621, CVE-2016-8622, CVE-2016-8623, CVE-2016-8624, CVE-2016-8625