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RHSA-2005:807: curl security update

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RHSA-2005:807: curl security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/13/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/15/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated curl packages that fix a security issue are now available. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

cURL is a tool for getting files from FTP, HTTP, Gopher, Telnet, and Dict servers, using any of the supported protocols. A stack based buffer overflow bug was found in cURL's NTLM authentication module. It is possible to execute arbitrary code on a user's machine if the user can be tricked into connecting to a malicious web server using NTLM authentication. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2005-3185 to this issue. All users of curl are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch that resolve this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-curl
  • redhat-upgrade-curl-devel

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