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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871865
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for curl RHSA-2017:2016-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'curl'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'curl'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
The curl packages provide the libcurl
library and the curl utility for downloading files from servers using various
protocols, including HTTP, FTP, and LDAP. Security Fix(es): * Multiple integer
overflow flaws leading to heap-based buffer overflows were found in the way curl
handled escaping and unescaping of data. An attacker could potentially use these
flaws to crash an application using libcurl by sending a specially crafted input
to the affected libcurl functions. (CVE-2016-7167) Additional Changes: For
detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Affected Software/OS:
curl on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
7.5

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2016-7167
BugTraq ID: 92975
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92975
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/B3IU2FRXQNU6UJIQT4NGLWWTP2GJQXO7/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/LTH54DFOS4TSYPG5XKJDGAG4XPAR4T7M/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/ZMRWVISG7VUCYRMF23A2UHMYD72VQWAK/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00005.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2017:2016
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2016
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2018:2486
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2486
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2018:3558
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3558
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036813
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.538632
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