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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   cURL Vendors:
libcURL May Use an Incorrect NTLM Connection
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029710
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-0015   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 1 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.35.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in libcURL. A remote user may be able to obtain information from the wrong session.

When responding to an NTLM-authenticated HTTP or HTTPS request, the system may use the wrong connection (a connection authenticated with different credentials).

The vendor was notified on January 7, 2014.

Paras Sethia reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can may obtain information from the wrong session.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.35.0).

Patches for earlier versions are also available.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Apr 17 2014 (Oracle Issues Fix for Solaris) libcURL May Use an Incorrect NTLM Connection
Oracle has issued a fix for Solaris 11.1.
Jul 1 2014 (Apple Issues Fix for OS X) libcURL May Use an Incorrect NTLM Connection   (Apple Product Security <>)
Apple has issued a fix for OS X.
Dec 5 2014 (VMware Issues Fix for VMware ESXi) libcURL May Use an Incorrect NTLM Connection   (VMware Security Response Center <>)
VMware has issued a fix for VMware ESXi.

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