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USN-3262-1: curl vulnerability

20 April 2017

Applications using curl could allow unintended access over the network.

Releases

Packages

  • curl - HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries

Details

It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled client certificates when
resuming a TLS session. A remote attacker could use this to hijack a
previously authenticated connection.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References