cURL/libcURL 'tailmatch()' Function Information Disclosure Vulnerability
PVS ID: 6905 FAMILY: Web Clients RISK: MEDIUM NESSUS ID:66206
Description: Synopsis :\n\nThe cURL program is a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols, including HTTP, FTP, and LDAP. A vulnerable version of cURL was detected from the host.\n\nA flaw was found in the way libcurl matched domains associated with cookies. This could lead to cURL sending the wrong cookie if only part of the domain name matched the domain associated with the cookie, disclosing the cookie to unrelated hosts. (CVE-2013-1944)\n\nAffected versions prior to 7.30.0 are vulnerable. For your information, the detected associated user-agent was : \n %L \n\n

Solution: Upgrade the affected packages; the next version of cURL that fixes the issue is cURL 7.21.7.

CVE-2013-1944


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