Intrusion Prevention

Haxx.CURL.Libcurl.MD5.Digest.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in cURL/libcurl.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a crafted SASL DIGEST-MD5 authentication. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

cURL Project cURL 7.26.0 to 7.28.1

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected system.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://curl.haxx.se/download.html

CVE References

CVE-2013-0249