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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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