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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN86-1 : curl vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
curl vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- curl
- libcurl2
- libcurl2-dbg
- libcurl2-dev
- libcurl2-gssapi


Description :

infamous41md discovered a buffer overflow in cURL's NT LAN Manager
(NTLM) authentication handling. By sending a specially crafted long
NTLM reply packet, a remote attacker could overflow the reply buffer.
This could lead to execution of arbitrary attacker specified code with
the rights of the application using the cURL library.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- curl-7.12.0.is.7.11.2-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcurl2-7.12.0.is.7.11.2-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcurl2-dbg-7.12.0.is.7.11.2-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcurl2-dev-7.12.0.is.7.11.2-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)
- libcurl2-gssapi-7.12.0.is.7.11.2-1ubuntu0.1 (Ubuntu 4.10)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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