Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2382-1 curl -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
26 Sep 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-8231.
More information:

An issue has been found in curl, a command line tool for transferring data with URL syntax. In rare circumstances, when using the multi API of curl in combination with CURLOPT_CONNECT_ONLY, the wrong connection might be used when transfering data later.

For Debian 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 7.52.1-5+deb9u12.

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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