OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : curl (OVMSA-2017-0059)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99113

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- treat Negotiate authentication as connection-oriented (CVE-2017-2628)

- fix a bug in DNS caching code that causes a memory leak (#1302893)

- SSH: make CURLOPT_SSH_PUBLIC_KEYFILE treat '' as NULL (#1260742)

- use the default min/max TLS version provided by NSS (#1289205)

- prevent NSS from incorrectly re-using a session (#1269660)

- prevent test46 from failing due to expired cookie (#1277551)

- SSH: do not require public key file for user authentication (#1260742)

- make SCP/SFTP work with --proxytunnel (#1258566)


Update the affected curl / libcurl packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99113

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0059.nasl

Version: 3.7

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/31

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:curl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libcurl, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2628