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Slackware Security Advisory - curl Updates

Slackware Security Advisory - curl Updates
Posted Feb 8, 2013
Authored by Slackware Security Team | Site slackware.com

Slackware Security Advisory - New curl packages are available for Slackware 14.0, and -current to fix a security issue.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, slackware
advisories | CVE-2013-0249
MD5 | 62d0db94bedbcad7fe83ea7b8b6beb3e

Slackware Security Advisory - curl Updates

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[slackware-security] curl (SSA:2013-038-01)

New curl packages are available for Slackware 14.0, and -current to
fix a security issue.


Here are the details from the Slackware 14.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/curl-7.29.0-i486-1_slack14.0.txz: Upgraded.
When negotiating SASL DIGEST-MD5 authentication, the function
Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message() uses the data provided from the
server without doing the proper length checks and that data is then
appended to a local fixed-size buffer on the stack. This vulnerability
can be exploited by someone who is in control of a server that a libcurl
based program is accessing with POP3, SMTP or IMAP. For applications
that accept user provided URLs, it is also thinkable that a malicious
user would feed an application with a URL to a server hosting code
targeting this flaw.
Affected versions: curl 7.26.0 to and including 7.28.1
For more information, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2013-0249
(* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project! :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-14.0/patches/packages/curl-7.29.0-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 14.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-14.0/patches/packages/curl-7.29.0-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/n/curl-7.29.0-i486-1.txz

Updated package for Slackware x86_64 -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware64-current/slackware64/n/curl-7.29.0-x86_64-1.txz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 14.0 package:
f235fe8f505ce0f3436fdea3625c3bdf curl-7.29.0-i486-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware x86_64 14.0 package:
f7359f77338c2475e654ff2c0204210e curl-7.29.0-x86_64-1_slack14.0.txz

Slackware -current package:
eff523206400dde2b50bd4b20fbf0e64 n/curl-7.29.0-i486-1.txz

Slackware x86_64 -current package:
8dccef537d72d7297e4907db7cd160ef n/curl-7.29.0-x86_64-1.txz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg curl-7.29.0-i486-1_slack14.0.txz


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security@slackware.com

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