Debian Security Advisory

DLA-586-1 curl -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
04 Aug 2016
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-5419, CVE-2016-5420.
More information:
  • CVE-2016-5419

    Bru Rom discovered that libcurl would attempt to resume a TLS session even if the client certificate had changed.

  • CVE-2016-5420

    It was discovered that libcurl did not consider client certificates when reusing TLS connections.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 7.26.0-1+wheezy14.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

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