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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.844476
Category:Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Title:Ubuntu: Security Advisory for curl (USN-4402-1)
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'curl'; package(s) announced via the USN-4402-1 advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'curl'
package(s) announced via the USN-4402-1 advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
Marek Szlagor, Gregory Jefferis and Jeroen Ooms discovered
that curl incorrectly handled certain credentials. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to expose sensitive information.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 19.10 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
(CVE-2020-8169)

It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain parameters.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to overwrite a local file.
(CVE-2020-8177)

Affected Software/OS:
'curl' package(s) on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Solution:
Please install the updated package(s).

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8169
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2020-8177
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