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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:048: curl

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the curl package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:048 (curl).



'infamous41md' discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in libcurl's NTLM
authorization base64 decoding. This could permit a remote attacker using a
prepared remote server to execute arbitrary code as the user running curl.

The updated packages are patched to deal with these issues.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:048
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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