Security update for curl
(Last modified: 10NOV2005)
solutions Security update for curl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2029a7dd3980ab372ffc3f4542790a79)
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/usr/share/curl/curl-ca-bundle.crthas been added to the rpm package. This allows programs that use curl/libcurl to connect to SSL hosts out of the box, YOU being one of them.
This update fixes a stack-based buffer overflow in the NTLM authentication code that can be triggered by using a long user or domain name (also works with HTTP redirects). By exploiting this bug by using a malicious server an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the entity running the process locally. (CAN-2005-3185)
rpm -Fvh curl.rpm curl-devel.rpm
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