[USN-4466-2] curl vulnerability
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Thu Aug 20 13:41:21 UTC 2020
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4466-2
August 20, 2020
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
curl could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
USN-4466-1 fixed a vulnerability in curl. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Marc Aldorasi discovered that curl incorrectly handled the libcurl
CURLOPT_CONNECT_ONLY option. This could result in data being sent to the
wrong destination, possibly exposing sensitive information.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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