curl/wget (SSA:2005-310-01)
Posted on: 11/07/2005 02:49 AM

New curl packages are available for Slackware 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current, and new wget packages are available for Slackware 8.1, 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and -current. These address a buffer overflow in NTLM handling which may present a security problem, though no public exploits are known at this time.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3185

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.2 ChangeLog:
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patches/packages/curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz: Patched. This addresses a buffer
overflow in libcurl's NTLM function that could have possible security
implications.
For more details, see:
http://curl.haxx.se/docs/security.html
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3185
(* Security fix *)
patches/packages/wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to wget-1.10.2.
This addresses a buffer overflow in wget's NTLM handling function that could
have possible security implications.
For more details, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3185
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/wget-1.10.2-i386-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/wget-1.10.2-i386-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/curl-7.10.7-i486-2.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 8.1 package:
27cd415d071ec3e397108262e0e19dbd wget-1.10.2-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0 package:
409ba702f5be1ef48cd82465d97b97a3 wget-1.10.2-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1 packages:
3901bd669c514ebc3d921a3363a88346 curl-7.10.7-i486-2.tgz
e96a319ca40c7017718b9bcdfe9f0ad7 wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0 packages:
e8475472a1bd8700aaca2186ebd4701f curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
ebfe7ed62214e55e43d08e46cba08feb wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.1 packages:
5c9158d6d48a9c6f857355b498eae68f curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
e304815a073f47ae744c93eec7f70efa wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 packages:
6596c737f2814c96ba9d3be7434f036d curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
59747d7f14d8dc76b0fcad2a8a803e03 wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current packages:
6596c737f2814c96ba9d3be7434f036d curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
59747d7f14d8dc76b0fcad2a8a803e03 wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the packages as root:
# upgradepkg curl-7.12.2-i486-2.tgz
# upgradepkg wget-1.10.2-i486-1.tgz


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Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com


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