Intrusion Prevention

cURL.libcurl.Cookie.Path.Parsing.Remote.Code.Execution

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 maliciously crafted packet. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

cURL Project libcurl prior to 7.42.0

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/docs/adv_20150422C.html

CVE References

CVE-2015-3145