Curl NTLM Buffer Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3256

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 that would reply with a malicious NTLM authentication request. 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.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3256

File Name: 3256.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2005/10/14

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.4

Temporal Score: 3.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.1

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:haxx:curl

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4077, CVE-2005-2337, CVE-2005-2628, CVE-2005-3185, 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: 15756, 17951, 15102