Amazon Linux AMI : curl (ALAS-2016-766)

High Nessus Plugin ID 94686

Synopsis

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

Description

This build resolves the following issues :

CVE-2016-8615 : Cookie injection for other servers

CVE-2016-8616 : Case insensitive password comparison

CVE-2016-8617 : Out-of-bounds write via unchecked multiplication

CVE-2016-8618 : Double-free in curl_maprintf

CVE-2016-8619 : Double-free in krb5 code

CVE-2016-8620 : Glob parser write/read out of bounds

CVE-2016-8621 : curl_getdate out-of-bounds read

CVE-2016-8622 : URL unescape heap overflow via integer truncation

CVE-2016-8623 : Use-after-free via shared cookies

CVE-2016-8624 : Invalid URL parsing with '#'

Solution

Run 'yum update curl' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2016-766.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 94686

File Name: ala_ALAS-2016-766.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/11/11

Updated: 2018/10/01

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/10

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

ALAS: 2016-766