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(Ubuntu Issues Fix) libcurl NTLM Buffer Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039905
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039905
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8816   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 30 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.15.4 - 7.56.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libcurl. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow in the NTLM authentication process and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

32-bit systems are affected.

The vendor was notified on November 6, 2017.

Alex Nichols reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3498-1

Vendor URL:  www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3498-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 17.04, 17.10

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