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Amazon Linux: Security Advisory (ALAS-2016-742)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update announced via the referenced Security Advisory.

Insight

Insight

After testing original CVE-2016-5420 patch, it was discovered that libcurl built on top of NSS (Network Security Services) still incorrectly re-uses client certificates if a certificate from file is used for one TLS connection but no certificate is set for a subsequent TLS connection.

Solution

Solution

Run yum update curl to update your system.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)