DSA 2398-1: curl security update
Posted on: 01/31/2012 10:43 AM

A curl security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2398-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 30, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : curl
Vulnerability : several
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2011-3389 CVE-2012-0036

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Curl, an URL transfer
library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:

CVE-2011-3389

This update enables OpenSSL workarounds against the "BEAST" attack.
Additional information can be found in the Curl advisory:
http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20120124B.html

CVE-2012-0036

Dan Fandrich discovered that Curl performs insufficient sanitising
when extracting the file path part of an URL.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.18.2-8lenny6.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze1.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.24.0-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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