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Ubuntu alert USN-86-1 (curl)

From:  Martin Pitt <>
Subject:  [USN-86-1] cURL vulnerability
Date:  Mon, 28 Feb 2005 12:26:15 +0100

=========================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-86-1 February 28, 2005 curl vulnerability CAN-2005-0490 =========================================================== A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog) The following packages are affected: libcurl2 libcurl2-gssapi The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: 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 privileges of the application using the cURL library. Source archives: Size/MD5: 160391 4f1c042b0f375a8d06e0403e5baa3b7e Size/MD5: 707 5ec7fa4228218f3186ad7f41ef1b56eb Size/MD5: 1435629 25e6617ea7dec34d072426942b77801f amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon) Size/MD5: 108602 17f9e77e1a091f5e22024396ab19be5f Size/MD5: 1043660 1163357a2e57d670326df84ccbe01108 Size/MD5: 568022 b91d5f9a6b39b84962840f8f0a552f91 Size/MD5: 111892 283edaf68d6a725710ed966a09729fb1 Size/MD5: 224598 d5549b89c19484e8b4488a46e4b5b727 i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD) Size/MD5: 107762 dbb0f3404f4955d89e39134c309ba68d Size/MD5: 1028978 6fb4edd748b6b2e92db5cc935fb063cb Size/MD5: 556594 31b0848d7a44250a2f3536ead3462a0f Size/MD5: 109912 0b5b91da5ca5fc37b1d1e5f04c51962e Size/MD5: 222848 77aa777db65b32788cea78fdd1d9ef4d powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5) Size/MD5: 110090 ae4f871f3f6126b1ecf787affe26640c Size/MD5: 1052794 4bf356eeaaf1f6af0723cc0c63a4ed57 Size/MD5: 573412 501500cf49764c55476e339e9347cd9a Size/MD5: 116296 9f6d567b715c1ee08afecc02c8909783 Size/MD5: 229450 1c45a89cb1c4852d1260aa21bcc1f6c0 -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list

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