Scientific Linux Security Update : curl on SL6.x i386/x86_64 (20170329)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 99229
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Synopsis

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that the fix for CVE-2015-3148 in curl was incomplete. An application using libcurl with HTTP Negotiate authentication could incorrectly re-use credentials for subsequent requests to the same server.
(CVE-2017-2628)

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?8f980eeb

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 99229

File Name: sl_20170329_curl_on_SL6_x.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/6/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:curl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcurl, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libcurl-devel, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/29/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3148, CVE-2017-2628