Curl Security Updates for Debian
Posted on: 05/17/2018 06:57 AM

Updated curl packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux LTS 7, 8, and 9:

DLA 1379-1: curl security update
DSA 4202-1: curl security update

DLA 1379-1: curl security update



Package : curl
Version : 7.26.0-1+wheezy25+deb7u1
CVE ID : CVE-2018-1000301
Debian Bug : #898856

It was discovered that there was an issue in the curl a command-line tool
for downloading (eg.) data over HTTP.

curl could have be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap
based buffer used to store downloaded content.

For more information, please see upstream's advisory at:

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_2018-b138.html

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", this issue has been fixed in curl version
7.26.0-1+wheezy25+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.





DSA 4202-1: curl security update



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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4202-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Alessandro Ghedini
May 16, 2018 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : curl
CVE ID : CVE-2018-1000301
Debian Bug : 898856

OSS-fuzz, assisted by Max Dymond, discovered that cURL, an URL transfer
library, could be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap
based buffer when parsing invalid headers in an RTSP response.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 7.38.0-4+deb8u11.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 7.52.1-5+deb9u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

For the detailed security status of curl please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/curl

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







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