USN-1346-1: curl vulnerability
24 January 2012
curl could be tricked into injecting arbitrary data if it handled a malicious URL.
- curl - HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
Dan Fandrich discovered that curl incorrectly handled URLs containing
embedded or percent-encoded control characters. If a user or automated
system were tricked into processing a specially crafted URL, arbitrary
data could be injected.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.