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    Debian: DSA-4286-1: curl security update

    Date 05 Sep 2018
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    Posted By Anthony Pell
    Zhaoyang Wu discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, contains a buffer overflow in the NTLM authentication code triggered by passwords that exceed 2GB in length on 32bit systems.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4286-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    September 05, 2018                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : curl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-14618
    
    Zhaoyang Wu discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, contains a
    buffer overflow in the NTLM authentication code triggered by passwords
    that exceed 2GB in length on 32bit systems.
    
    See https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2018-14618.html for more information.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.52.1-5+deb9u7.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of curl please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/curl
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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