SUSE SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2016:2714-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 94572
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

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Synopsis

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

Description

This update for curl fixes the following security issues :

- CVE-2016-8624: invalid URL parsing with '#' (bsc#1005646)

- CVE-2016-8623: Use-after-free via shared cookies (bsc#1005645)

- CVE-2016-8621: curl_getdate read out of bounds (bsc#1005642)

- CVE-2016-8619: double-free in krb5 code (bsc#1005638)

- CVE-2016-8618: double-free in curl_maprintf (bsc#1005637)

- CVE-2016-8617: OOB write via unchecked multiplication (bsc#1005635)

- CVE-2016-8616: case insensitive password comparison (bsc#1005634)

- CVE-2016-8615: cookie injection for other servers (bsc#1005633)

- CVE-2016-7167: escape and unescape integer overflows (bsc#998760)

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 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-curl-12831=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-curl-12831=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch secsp3-curl-12831=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-curl-12831=1

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

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005633

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005634

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005635

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005637

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005638

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005642

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005645

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005646

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=998760

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-7167/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8615/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8616/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8617/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8618/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8619/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8620/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8621/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8622/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8623/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-8624/

http://www.nessus.org/u?186b038f

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 94572

File Name: suse_SU-2016-2714-1.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/4/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libcurl4, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/3/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7167, 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