Ubuntu USN-726-1 (curl)

Published: 2009-03-07 20:47:03
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Technical Details:
It was discovered that curl did not enforce any restrictions when following URL redirects. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a URL to an untrusted server, an attacker could use redirects to gain access to abitrary files. This update changes curl behavior to prevent following file URLs after a redirect.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to curl announced via advisory USN-726-1.

Recommendations:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following Linux Distribution Package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: libcurl3 7.15.1-1ubuntu3.1 libcurl3-gnutls 7.15.1-1ubuntu3.1 Ubuntu 7.10: libcurl3 7.16.4-2ubuntu1.1 libcurl3-gnutls 7.16.4-2ubuntu1.1 Ubuntu 8.04 LTS: libcurl3 7.18.0-1ubuntu2.1 libcurl3-gnutls 7.18.0-1ubuntu2.1 Ubuntu 8.10: libcurl3 7.18.2-1ubuntu4.1 libcurl3-gnutls 7.18.2-1ubuntu4.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=USN-726-1

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0037
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-5005
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0365
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0619
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0537
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0775
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2007-4850
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-5557
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0754
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0544

References:

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-726-1/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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