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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:182: 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-2005:182 (curl).



A vulnerability in libcurl's NTLM function can overflow a stack-based buffer if
given too long a user name or domain name in NTLM authentication is enabled and
either a) pass a user and domain name to libcurl that together are longer than
192 bytes or b) permit (lib)curl to follow HTTP redirects and the new URL
contains a URL with a user and domain name that together are longer than 192
bytes.

The updated packages have been patched to address this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:182
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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