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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:048: curl Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the curl package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:048 (curl).

'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.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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