[USN-6363-1] curl vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Sep 13 14:03:53 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6363-1
September 13, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 23.04
curl could be made to consume resources if it received specially crafted
- curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain large headers. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause curl to consume
resources, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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