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USN86-1 : curl vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
curl vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- curl
- libcurl2
- libcurl2-dbg
- libcurl2-dev
- libcurl2-gssapi

Description :

infamous41md discovered a buffer overflow in cURL's NT LAN Manager
(NTLM) authentication handling. By sending a specially crafted long
NTLM reply packet, a remote attacker could overflow the reply buffer.
This could lead to execution of arbitrary attacker specified code with
the rights of the application using the cURL library.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- (Ubuntu 4.10)
- (Ubuntu 4.10)
- (Ubuntu 4.10)
- (Ubuntu 4.10)
- (Ubuntu 4.10)

Threat Level: High

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