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USN-3554-2: curl vulnerability

1 February 2018

curl could be made to expose sensitive information.

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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)

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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

Related notices

  • USN-3554-1: libcurl4-doc, libcurl3-gnutls, libcurl3-udeb, libcurl3, libcurl4-openssl-dev, libcurl4-gnutls-dev, curl-udeb, curl, libcurl4-nss-dev, libcurl3-nss