openSUSE Security Update : curl (openSUSE-2017-513)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 99702

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for curl fixes the following issues :

Security issue 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).

With this release new default ciphers are active (SUSE_DEFAULT, bsc#1027712).

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected curl packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1015332

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1027712

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1032309

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 99702

File Name: openSUSE-2017-513.nasl

Version: 3.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/04/27

Updated: 2018/09/04

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:novell:opensuse:curl, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:curl-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl-devel-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libcurl4-debuginfo-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-9586, CVE-2017-7407