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USN-5788-1: curl vulnerabilities

5 January 2023

Several security issues were fixed in curl.

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Releases

Packages

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

Details

Hiroki Kurosawa discovered that curl incorrectly handled HSTS support
when certain hostnames included IDN characters. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause curl to use unencrypted connections. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 22.10. (CVE-2022-43551)

It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled denials when using HTTP
proxies. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause curl to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2022-43552)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-5894-1: libcurl4-doc, libcurl3, libcurl4-openssl-dev, libcurl3-gnutls, libcurl3-nss, libcurl4-gnutls-dev, curl, libcurl4-nss-dev