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

medium Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 801393
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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.


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.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 801393

Family: Web Clients

Published: 7/1/2013

Updated: 7/1/2013

Nessus ID: 64869

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0249

BID: 57842