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

high Nessus Plugin ID 96086

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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: High

ID: 96086

File Name: freebsd_pkg_42880202c81c11e6a9a5b499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 12/22/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 12/22/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/21/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9586