USN-86-1: cURL vulnerability
Posted on: 02/28/2005 11:50 AM

A cURL security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 4.10

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-86-1 February 28, 2005
curl vulnerability

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)

The following packages are affected:


The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

infamous41md discovered a buffer overflow in cURL's NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication handling. By sending a specially crafted long NTLM reply packet, a remote attacker could overflow the reply buffer. This could lead to execution of arbitrary attacker specified code with the privileges of the application using the cURL library.

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 160391 4f1c042b0f375a8d06e0403e5baa3b7e
Size/MD5: 707 5ec7fa4228218f3186ad7f41ef1b56eb
Size/MD5: 1435629 25e6617ea7dec34d072426942b77801f

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 108602 17f9e77e1a091f5e22024396ab19be5f
Size/MD5: 1043660 1163357a2e57d670326df84ccbe01108
Size/MD5: 568022 b91d5f9a6b39b84962840f8f0a552f91
Size/MD5: 111892 283edaf68d6a725710ed966a09729fb1
Size/MD5: 224598 d5549b89c19484e8b4488a46e4b5b727

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 107762 dbb0f3404f4955d89e39134c309ba68d
Size/MD5: 1028978 6fb4edd748b6b2e92db5cc935fb063cb
Size/MD5: 556594 31b0848d7a44250a2f3536ead3462a0f
Size/MD5: 109912 0b5b91da5ca5fc37b1d1e5f04c51962e
Size/MD5: 222848 77aa777db65b32788cea78fdd1d9ef4d

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 110090 ae4f871f3f6126b1ecf787affe26640c
Size/MD5: 1052794 4bf356eeaaf1f6af0723cc0c63a4ed57
Size/MD5: 573412 501500cf49764c55476e339e9347cd9a
Size/MD5: 116296 9f6d567b715c1ee08afecc02c8909783
Size/MD5: 229450 1c45a89cb1c4852d1260aa21bcc1f6c0

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