Package : curl
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local (remote)
CVE ID : CVE-2005-4077
BugTraq ID : 15756
Debian Bugs : 342339 342696
The upstream developer of curl, a multi-protocol file transfer
library, informed us that the former correction to several off-by-one
errors are not sufficient. For completeness please find the original
bug description below:
Stefan Esser discovered several off-by-one errors that allows
local users to trigger a buffer overflow and cause a denial of
service or bypass PHP security restrictions via certain URLs.
For the old stable distribution (woody) these problems have been fixed in
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libcurl packages.
will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
will install the referenced file.
If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:
will update the internal database
will install corrected packages
You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.
Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody