ESB-2018.2641 - [UNIX/Linux][Debian] curl: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-09-06

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                               ESB-2018.2641
                           curl security update
                             6 September 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           curl
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-14618  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4286

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running curl check for an updated version of the software for their
         operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4286-1                   security@debian.org
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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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