[SECURITY] [DLA 1379-1] curl security update

2018-05-16T19:45:31
ID DEBIAN:DLA-1379-1:F3CBE
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2018-05-16T19:45:31

Description

Package : curl Version : 7.26.0-1+wheezy25+deb7u1 CVE ID : CVE-2018-1000301 Debian Bug : #898856

It was discovered that there was an issue in the curl a command-line tool for downloading (eg.) data over HTTP.

curl could have be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap based buffer used to store downloaded content.

For more information, please see upstream's advisory at:

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_2018-b138.html

For Debian 7 "Wheezy", this issue has been fixed in curl version 7.26.0-1+wheezy25+deb7u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.

Regards,


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