Curl < 7.4.1 Long Error Message Buffer Overflow

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801385

Synopsis

N/A

Description

The remote host is using a version of curl (or libcurl) which is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. To exploit it, an attacker would have to set up a rogue web server which would reply with maliciously-formed error messages.

Solution

Upgrade to curl 7.4.1 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801385

File Name: 801385.prm

Family: Web Clients

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2000-0973

BID: 1804