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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702798
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2798-1 (curl - unchecked ssl certificate host name)
Summary:Scott Cantor discovered that curl, a file retrieval tool, would disable;the CURLOPT_SSLVERIFYHOST check when the CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER setting;was disabled. This would also disable ssl certificate host name checks;when it should have only disabled verification of the certificate trust;chain.;;The default configuration for the curl package is not affected by this;issue since CURLOPT_SSLVERIFYPEER is enabled by default.
Description:Summary:
Scott Cantor discovered that curl, a file retrieval tool, would disable
the CURLOPT_SSLVERIFYHOST check when the CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER setting
was disabled. This would also disable ssl certificate host name checks
when it should have only disabled verification of the certificate trust
chain.

The default configuration for the curl package is not affected by this
issue since CURLOPT_SSLVERIFYPEER is enabled by default.

Affected Software/OS:
curl on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze5.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.26.0-1+wheezy5.

For the testing (jessie) and unstable (sid) distributions, this problem
has been fixed in version 7.33.0-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

CVSS Score:
4.3

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4545
Debian Security Information: DSA-2798 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2798
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBMU03112
https://h20564.www2.hp.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=emr_na-c04463322
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1859 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00047.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1865 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-12/msg00053.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2048-1
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