SUSE-SA:2005:063: curl, wget

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:063 (curl, wget).

This update fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in the NTLM
authentication code used by the file download tools/libraries curl
and wget that can be triggered by using a long user or domain name
(also works with HTTP redirects).

By exploiting this bug by using a malicious server an attacker may
be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the entity
running the process locally. (CVE-2005-3185)

This affects both curl/libcurl and wget >= 1.10. wget copied the code
from libcurl, making this effectively the same problem.

Solution :

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20087 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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