Fedora 24 : curl (2016-86d2b5aefb)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96209

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

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

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected curl package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-86d2b5aefb

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96209

File Name: fedora_2016-86d2b5aefb.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/01/03

Updated: 2018/09/05

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:fedoraproject:fedora:curl, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:24

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9586