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(Ubuntu Issues Fix) curl FTP Pathname Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040536
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040536
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1000120   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 15 2018
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.12.3 - 7.58.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in curl. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user that can control the paths that curl uses for FTP can create specially crafted path names containing the control characters '%00' to trigger a heap overflow and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Applications configured with '--ftp-method singlecwd' or the libcurl alternative 'CURLOPT_FTP_FILEMETHOD' are affected.

The vendor was notified on January 29, 2018.

Duy Phan Thanh 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:

Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 17.10

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Mar 14 2018 curl FTP Pathname Heap Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code



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