Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4202-1 curl -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 May 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 898856.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000301.
- More information:
OSS-fuzz, assisted by Max Dymond, discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, could be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap based buffer when parsing invalid headers in an RTSP response.
For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 7.38.0-4+deb8u11.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 7.52.1-5+deb9u6.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.
For the detailed security status of curl please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/curl