Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2295-1 curl -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Jul 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-8177.
More information:

A vulnerbailty was found in curl, a command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax.

When using when using -J (--remote-header-name) and -i (--include) in the same command line, a malicious server could force curl to overwrite the contents of local files with incoming HTTP headers.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 7.52.1-5+deb9u11.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

For the detailed security status of curl please refer to its security tracker page at:

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