USN-3598-2: curl vulnerabilities
24 May 2018
Several security issues were fixed in curl.
- curl - HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
USN-3598-1 fixed a vulnerability in curl. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
Phan Thanh discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain FTP paths. An
attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-1000120)
Dario Weisser discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain LDAP URLs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
Max Dymond discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain RTSP data. An
attacker could possibly use this to cause a denial of service or even to
get access to sensitive data. (CVE-2018-1000122)
Max Dymond discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain RTSP responses.
If a user or automated system were tricked into connecting to a malicious
server, 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.