Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2010:062)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in curl :

content_encoding.c in libcurl 7.10.5 through 7.19.7, when zlib is
enabled, does not properly restrict the amount of callback data sent
to an application that requests automatic decompression, which might
allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application
crash) or have unspecified other impact by sending crafted compressed
data to an application that relies on the intended data-length limit
(CVE-2010-0734).

Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0
customers.

The updated packages have been patched to correct theis issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45115 (mandriva_MDVSA-2010-062.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 38162

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0734

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