Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2398-2 curl -- several vulnerabilities
- Date Reported:
- 31 Mar 2012
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 658276.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2012-0036.
- More information:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL, an URL transfer library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
This update enables OpenSSL workarounds against the
BEASTattack. Additional information can be found in the cURL advisory
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+squeeze2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.24.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.