USN-3765-2: curl vulnerability
17 September 2018
curl could be made to run arbitrary code if it received a specially crafted input.
- curl - HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
USN-3765-1 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 certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code.
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-3765-1: curl, libcurl3-gnutls, libcurl3-nss, libcurl4, libcurl3