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Debian Security Advisory DSA 2398-1 (curl)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to curl announced via advisory DSA 2398-1.

Insight

Insight

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Curl, an URL transfer library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2011-3389 This update enables OpenSSL workarounds against the BEAST attack. CVE-2012-0036 Dan Fandrich discovered that Curl performs insufficient sanitising when extracting the file path part of an URL. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 7.18.2-8lenny6. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.24.0-1.

Solution

Solution

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)