SUSE SLES11 Security Update : curl (SUSE-SU-2017:1043-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99465
SynopsisThe remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionThis update for curl fixes the following issues: These security issues were fixed :
- CVE-2016-9586: libcurl printf floating point buffer overflow (bsc#1015332)
- CVE-2017-7407: The ourWriteOut function in tool_writeout.c in curl might have allowed physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory in opportunistic circumstances by reading a workstation screen during use of a --write-out argument ending in a '%' character, which lead to a heap-based buffer over-read (bsc#1032309).
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionTo install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-curl-13065=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-curl-13065=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:zypper in -t patch secsp3-curl-13065=1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-curl-13065=1
To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.