FreeBSD : cURL -- buffer overflow (42880202-c81c-11e6-a9a5-b499baebfeaf)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96086

Synopsis

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

Description

The cURL project reports : printf floating point buffer overflow libcurl's implementation of the printf() functions triggers a buffer overflow when doing a large floating point output. The bug occurs when the conversion outputs more than 255 bytes.

Solution

Update the affected package.

See Also

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/vuln-7.51.0.html

http://www.nessus.org/u?8a48a048

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96086

File Name: freebsd_pkg_42880202c81c11e6a9a5b499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 2016/12/22

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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: 2016/12/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9586