CentOS Update for curl CESA-2019:1880 centos7

Published: 2019-08-01 02:01:03
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'curl' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the CESA-2019:1880 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The curl Linux Distribution 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): * curl: NTLM password overflow via integer overflow (CVE-2018-14618) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Bug Fix(es): * baseurl with file:// hangs and then timeout in yum repo (BZ#1709474) * curl crashes on http links with rate-limit (BZ#1711914)

Affected Versions:
'curl' Linux Distribution Package(s) on CentOS 7.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-14618

CVE Analysis

https://www.mageni.net/cve/CVE-2018-14618

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2019-July/023377.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2019-08-01
Modified
2019-08-08
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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