Curl < 7.15.1 Multiple Remote Overflows
Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3318
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.
DescriptionThe 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 and entice a curl user into browsing to the malicious server. Upon successful exploitation, the attacker would be able to execute arbitrary commands with the rights of the web server.
SolutionUpgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.