Curl <= 7.15.0 Multiple Remote Overflows

High Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801386

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is using a version of curl (or libcurl) that is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflows. To exploit, an attacker would have to set up a rogue web server and entice a curl user into browsing to the malicious server. Upon successful exploitation, the attacker would be able to execute arbitrary commands with the rights of the web server.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20051207.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 801386

File Name: 801386.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-2005-4077, CVE-2005-2337, CVE-2005-2628, CVE-2006-0024, CVE-2006-1439, CVE-2006-1440, CVE-2006-1441, CVE-2006-1442, CVE-2006-1443, CVE-2006-1444, CVE-2006-1445, CVE-2006-1446, CVE-2006-1447, CVE-2006-1448, CVE-2006-1449, CVE-2006-1450, CVE-2006-1451, CVE-2006-1452, CVE-2006-1453, CVE-2006-1454, CVE-2006-1455, CVE-2006-1456, CVE-2006-1457, CVE-2006-1552, CVE-2006-1614, CVE-2006-1615, CVE-2006-1630, CVE-2006-1982, CVE-2006-1983, CVE-2006-1984, CVE-2006-1985

BID: 17951, 15756