Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL7.x x86_64 (20161103)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 95835
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that the libcurl library did not prevent TLS session resumption when the client certificate had changed. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to hijack the authentication of the connection by leveraging a previously created connection with a different client certificate. (CVE-2016-5419)

- It was found that the libcurl library did not check the client certificate when choosing the TLS connection to reuse. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to hijack the authentication of the connection by leveraging a previously created connection with a different client certificate. (CVE-2016-5420)

- It was found that the libcurl library using the NSS (Network Security Services) library as TLS/SSL backend incorrectly re-used client certificates for subsequent TLS connections in certain cases. An attacker could potentially use this flaw to hijack the authentication of the connection by leveraging a previously created connection with a different client certificate.
(CVE-2016-7141)

Additional Changes :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?10c945b2

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 95835

File Name: sl_20161103_curl_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/15/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcurl-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: undefined

Patch Publication Date: 11/3/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5419, CVE-2016-5420, CVE-2016-7141