Fedora 25 : curl (2016-edbb33ab2e)

high Nessus Plugin ID 96160
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

- fix floating point buffer overflow issues (CVE-2016-9586)

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Solution

Update the affected curl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-edbb33ab2e

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 96160

File Name: fedora_2016-edbb33ab2e.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/28/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

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:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:25

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

Patch Publication Date: 12/27/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/23/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9586