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(Ubuntu Issues Fix) cURL TFTP URL Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039646
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039646
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-1000100   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 24 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.15.0 - 7.54.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in cURL. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user (e.g., HTTP server) can redirect the target user's curl request to a TFTP URL with a long filename to cause the target user's curl application to send portions of system memory to the remote user.

Both the curl command line tool and the libcurl library are affected.

Even Rouault reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3441-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3441-2 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 ESM

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