Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : curl (MDVSA-2010:062)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 45115
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in curl :
content_encoding.c in libcurl 7.10.5 through 7.19.7, when zlib is enabled, does not properly restrict the amount of callback data sent to an application that requests automatic decompression, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or have unspecified other impact by sending crafted compressed data to an application that relies on the intended data-length limit (CVE-2010-0734).
Packages for 2008.0 are provided for Corporate Desktop 2008.0 customers.
The updated packages have been patched to correct theis issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.