Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4286-1 curl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 05 Sep 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14618.
- More information:
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