cURL/libcURL 'Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message()' Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Medium

Synopsis

The 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.

Description

A stack buffer overflow flaw was found due to the application failing to properly bounds-check user supplied data before copying it into an insufficiently sized buffer. A remote attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application. (CVE-2013-2174)

Affected versions include versions 7.26.0 through 7.28.1.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages; the next version of cURL that fixes the issue is cURL 7.29.0.