USN-3498-2: curl vulnerability
04 December 2017
curl could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
- curl - HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
USN-3498-1 fixed a vulnerability in curl. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled FTP wildcard matching. A
remote attacker could use this issue to cause curl to crash, resulting in a
denial of service, or possibly obtain sensitive information.
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.
- USN-3498-1: libcurl4-doc, libcurl4-openssl-dev, libcurl3-gnutls, libcurl3-nss, libcurl4-gnutls-dev, curl-udeb, curl, libcurl3-udeb, libcurl3, libcurl4-nss-dev