[USN-6237-2] curl regression
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6237-2
July 19, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
USN-6237-1 introduced a regression in curl.
- curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
USN-6237-1 fixed vulnerabilities in curl. The update caused a certificate
wildcard handling regression on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. This update fixes the
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
Hiroki Kurosawa discovered that curl incorrectly handled validating certain
certificate wildcards. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
spoof certain website certificates using IDN hosts. (CVE-2023-28321)
Hiroki Kurosawa discovered that curl incorrectly handled callbacks when
certain options are set by applications. This could cause applications
using curl to misbehave, resulting in information disclosure, or a denial
of service. (CVE-2023-28322)
It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled saving cookies to files. A
local attacker could possibly use this issue to create or overwrite files.
This issue only affected Ubuntu 22.10, and Ubuntu 23.04. (CVE-2023-32001)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
A curl regression update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS.