Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1195-1 curl -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 30 Nov 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-8817.
- More information:
Fuzzing by the OSS-Fuzz project led to the discovery of a read out of bounds flaw in the FTP wildcard function in libcurl. A malicious server could redirect a libcurl-based client to an URL using a wildcard pattern, triggering the out-of-bound read.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 7.26.0-1+wheezy23.
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