[USN-3805-2] curl vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Nov 1 17:21:31 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3805-2
November 01, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in curl.
- curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
USN-3805-1 fixed a vulnerability in curl. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Brian Carpenter discovered that the curl command-line tool incorrectly
handled error messages. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to obtain sensitive information. (CVE-2018-16842)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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