Fedora 24 : curl (2016-e8e8cdb4ed)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94592

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


- fix cookie injection for other servers (CVE-2016-8615)

- compare user/passwd case-sensitively while reusing connections (CVE-2016-8616)

- base64: check for integer overflow on large input (CVE-2016-8617)

- fix double-free in krb5 code (CVE-2016-8619)

- fix double-free in curl_maprintf() (CVE-2016-8618)

- fix glob parser write/read out of bounds (CVE-2016-8620)

- fix out-of-bounds read in curl_getdate() (CVE-2016-8621)

- fix URL unescape heap overflow via integer truncation (CVE-2016-8622)

- fix use-after-free via shared cookies (CVE-2016-8623)

- urlparse: accept '#' as end of host name (CVE-2016-8624)

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Update the affected curl package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94592

File Name: fedora_2016-e8e8cdb4ed.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/07

Updated: 2021/01/11

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

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:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/07/31

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