Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDKSA-2005:182)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

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) allow (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.

See also :

http://curl.haxx.se/mail/lib-2005-10/0061.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20042 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-182.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-3185

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