Debian Security Advisory
DSA-2902-1 curl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 13 Apr 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 742728.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-0138, CVE-2014-0139.
- More information:
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL, an URL transfer library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
Steve Holme discovered that libcurl can in some circumstances re-use the wrong connection when asked to do transfers using other protocols than HTTP and FTP.
Richard Moore from Westpoint Ltd. reported that libcurl does not behave compliant to RFC 2828 under certain conditions and incorrectly validates wildcard SSL certificates containing literal IP addresses.
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), these problems have been fixed in version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze8.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 7.26.0-1+wheezy9.
For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 7.36.0-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 7.36.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.