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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702713
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2713-1 (curl - heap overflow)
Summary:Timo Sirainen discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, is prone to;a heap overflow vulnerability due to bad checking of the input data in;the curl_easy_unescape function.;;The curl command line tool is not affected by this problem as it doesn't;use the curl_easy_unescape function.
Description:Summary:
Timo Sirainen discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, is prone to
a heap overflow vulnerability due to bad checking of the input data in
the curl_easy_unescape function.

The curl command line tool is not affected by this problem as it doesn't
use the curl_easy_unescape function.

Affected Software/OS:
curl on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze4.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.26.0-1+wheezy3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.31.0-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-2174
BugTraq ID: 60737
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/60737
Debian Security Information: DSA-2713 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2713
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2013:0983
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0983.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2013:1133 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-07/msg00013.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1894-1
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