Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2713-1 curl -- heap overflow
- Date Reported:
- 24 Jun 2013
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2013-2174.
- More information:
Timo Sirainen discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, is prone to a heap overflow vulnerability due to bad checking of the input data in the curl_easy_unescape function.
The curl command line tool is not affected by this problem as it doesn't use the curl_easy_unescape function.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze4.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 7.26.0-1+wheezy3.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.31.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.