cURL/libcURL 'Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message()' Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801393

Synopsis

The cURL program is a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols, including HTTP, FTP, and LDAP. A vulnerable version of cURL was detected from the host.

Description

A stack buffer overflow flaw was found due to the application failing to properly bounds-check user supplied data before copying it into an insufficiently sized buffer. A remote attacker could exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application. (CVE-2013-2174)

Affected versions include versions 7.26.0 through 7.28.1.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages; the next version of cURL that fixes the issue is cURL 7.29.0.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=906779

http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20130206.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801393

File Name: 801393.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2013/07/01

Nessus ID: 64869

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0249

BID: 57842