Debian Security Advisory
DLA-625-1 curl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 17 Sep 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 837945.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-7167.
- More information:
It was discovered that the four libcurl functions curl_escape(), curl_easy_escape(), curl_unescape and curl_easy_unescape accepted negative string length inputs.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 7.26.0-1+wheezy16.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS