USN-3554-2: curl vulnerability

01 February 2018

curl could be made to expose sensitive information.

Releases

Packages

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

Details

USN-3554-1 fixed vulnerabilities in curl. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that curl could accidentally leak authentication data.
An attacker could possibly use this to get access to sensitive information.
(CVE-2018-1000007)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

References