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PostPosted: Sun Jul 29, 2018 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201807-04 ] cURL Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: cURL:Heap-based Buffer Overflow (GLSA 201807-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-07-29
Bug(s): #660894
ID: 201807-04

Synopsis

A heap-based buffer overflow in cURL might allow remote attackers
to execute arbitrary code.


Background

A command line tool and library for transferring data with URLs.

Affected Packages

Package: net-misc/curl
Vulnerable: < 7.61.0
Unaffected: >= 7.61.0
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in cURL’s
Curl_smtp_escape_eob() function.


Impact

An attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or execute
arbitrary code via SMTP connections.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All cURL users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-misc/curl-7.61.0"
   


References

CVE-2018-0500
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