Security update for curl
(Last modified: 24FEB2005)
solutions Security update for curl SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (2cc69803df903c3b99ae6b1dfe26c419)
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The NTLM authorization in curl had a buffer overflow in the base64 decoding which allows a remote attacker using a prepared remote server to execute code for the user using curl.
The Kerberos authorization has a similar bug, but is not compiled in on SUSE Linux.
This is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CAN-2005-0490.
rpm -Fvh curl.rpm curl-devel.rpm
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