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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99113


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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99113

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0059.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/03/31

Modified: 2017/08/15

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/03/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-2628

OSVDB: 154631