[USN-2399-1] curl vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Mon Nov 10 14:20:04 UTC 2014


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2399-1
November 10, 2014

curl vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Summary:

curl could expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries

Details:

Symeon Paraschoudis discovered that curl incorrectly handled memory when
being used with CURLOPT_COPYPOSTFIELDS and curl_easy_duphandle(). This may
result in sensitive data being incorrectly sent to the remote server.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.10:
  libcurl3                        7.37.1-1ubuntu3.1
  libcurl3-gnutls                 7.37.1-1ubuntu3.1
  libcurl3-nss                    7.37.1-1ubuntu3.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  libcurl3                        7.35.0-1ubuntu2.2
  libcurl3-gnutls                 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.2
  libcurl3-nss                    7.35.0-1ubuntu2.2

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  libcurl3                        7.22.0-3ubuntu4.11
  libcurl3-gnutls                 7.22.0-3ubuntu4.11
  libcurl3-nss                    7.22.0-3ubuntu4.11

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
  libcurl3                        7.19.7-1ubuntu1.10
  libcurl3-gnutls                 7.19.7-1ubuntu1.10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2399-1
  CVE-2014-3707

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.37.1-1ubuntu3.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.35.0-1ubuntu2.2
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.22.0-3ubuntu4.11
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.19.7-1ubuntu1.10


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