Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2660-1 curl -- exposure of sensitive information
- Date Reported:
- 20 Apr 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 705274.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-1944.
- More information:
Yamada Yasuharu discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, is vulnerable to expose potentially sensitive information when doing requests across domains with matching tails. Due to a bug in the tailmatch function when matching domain names, it was possible that cookies set for a domain
ample.comcould accidentally also be sent by libcurl when communicating with
Both curl the command line tool and applications using the libcurl library are vulnerable.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze3.
For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 7.26.0-1+wheezy2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.29.0-2.1.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.