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The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
Wesley Miaw discovered that when deflate compression was used, libcurl
could call the registered write callback function with data exceeding
the documented limit. A malicious server could use this flaw to crash
an application using libcurl or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.
Note: This issue only affected applications using libcurl that rely on
the documented data size limit, and that copy the data to the
insufficiently sized buffer. (CVE-2010-0734)
All running applications using libcurl must be restarted for the
update to take effect.
Note: This package for SL4 has to be renamed due to previous poor
naming of rpms.
See also :
Update the affected curl and / or curl-devel packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 60764 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-0734
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