cURL / libcURL 7.x < 7.42.1 Proxied Traffic HTTP Server Header Remote Disclosure
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8864
SynopsisThe cURL program is a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols, including HTTP, FTP, and LDAP. A vulnerable version of cURL was detected from the host.
DescriptioncURL and libcurl before 7.42.0 are unpatched for a flaw due to the program transmitting sensitive HTTP server headers within proxied traffic to the server allowing a remote attacker, with access to the proxy, to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
SolutionUpgrade to cURL/libcURL 7.42.1 or later.