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Vulnerability of libcurl: buffer overflow via Curl_auth_create_plain_message

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via Curl_auth_create_plain_message() of libcurl, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable products: SDS, SES, SNS, OpenOffice, cURL, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Creation date: 31/10/2018.
Références of this bulletin: bulletinoct2018, CVE-2018-16839, DLA-1568-1, DSA-4331-1, FEDORA-2018-298a3d2923, FEDORA-2018-69bac0f51c, FEDORA-2018-7785911c9e, FEDORA-2018-fdc4ca8675, openSUSE-SU-2018:3706-1, SSA:2018-304-01, STORM-2019-002, SUSE-SU-2018:3624-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0339-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0996-1, USN-3805-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-27648.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via Curl_auth_create_plain_message() of libcurl, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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This weakness impacts software or systems such as SDS, SES, SNS, OpenOffice, cURL, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, Solaris, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

libcurl: version 7.62.0.
The version 7.62.0 is fixed:
  https://curl.haxx.se/

libcurl: patch for Curl_auth_create_plain_message.
A patch is available:
  https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/f3a24d7916b9173c69a3e0ee790102993833d6c5

Apache OpenOffice: version 4.1.6.
The version 4.1.6 is fixed:
  https://www.openoffice.org/download/

Debian 8: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 8: curl 7.38.0-4+deb8u13

Debian 9: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 9: curl 7.52.1-5+deb9u8

Fedora: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 28: curl 7.59.0-9.fc28
  Fedora 29: curl 7.61.1-5.fc29

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: curl 7.60.0-lp150.2.15.1

Oracle Solaris: patch for third party software of October 2018 v3.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Slackware: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  Slackware 14.0: curl 7.62.0-*-1_slack14.0
  Slackware 14.1: curl 7.62.0-*-1_slack14.1
  Slackware 14.2: curl 7.62.0-*-1_slack14.2

Stormshield: solution for curl.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

SUSE LE 12: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: curl 7.37.0-37.37.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP2: curl 7.37.0-37.37.1
  SUSE LE 12 SP1: curl 7.37.0-37.37.1
  SUSE LE 12 RTM: curl 7.37.0-37.37.1

SUSE LE 12 SP4: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP4: curl 7.60.0-4.3.1

SUSE LE 15: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: curl 7.60.0-3.14.3

Ubuntu: new curl packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 18.10: curl 7.61.0-1ubuntu2.2
  Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: curl 7.58.0-2ubuntu3.5
  Ubuntu 16.04 LTS: curl 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.11
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: curl 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.19

Wind River Linux: solution (28/11/2018).
The solution is indicated in information sources.
This bulletin fixes more than 100 vulnerabilities, but only the 100 recent vulnerabilities were associated to this bulletin.
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