CentOS Update for curl CESA-2010:0329 centos4 i386

Published: 2010-04-09 09:11:25
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
Check for the Version of curl

Affected Versions:
curl on CentOS 4

Technical Details:
cURL is a tool for getting files from FTP, HTTP, Gopher, Telnet, and DICT servers, using any of the supported protocols. cURL is designed to work without user interaction or any kind of interactivity. Wesley Miaw discovered that when deflate compression was used, libcurl could call the registered write callback function with data exceeding the documented limit. A malicious server could use this flaw to crash an application using libcurl or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. Note: This issue only affected applications using libcurl that rely on the documented data size limit, and that copy the data to the insufficiently sized buffer. (CVE-2010-0734) Users of curl should upgrade to these updated Linux Distribution Packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running applications using libcurl must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Recommendations:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-0734

References:

http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2010-April/016619.html

Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8
Published
2010-04-09
Modified
2018-01-16
Category
CentOS Local Security Checks

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