Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4007-1 curl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Oct 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-1000257.
- More information:
Brian Carpenter, Geeknik Labs and 0xd34db347 discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, incorrectly parsed an IMAP FETCH response with size 0, leading to an out-of-bounds read.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 7.38.0-4+deb8u7.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 7.52.1-5+deb9u2.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.56.1-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.