Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDKSA-2005:048)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 17277
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
Description'infamous41md' discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in libcurl's NTLM authorization base64 decoding. This could allow a remote attacker using a prepared remote server to execute arbitrary code as the user running curl.
The updated packages are patched to deal with these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.