Debian Security Advisory DSA-2398-1 firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff January 30, 2012 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
Package : curl Vulnerability : several Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2011-3389 CVE-2012-0036
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Curl, an URL transfer library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
This update enables OpenSSL workarounds against the "BEAST" attack. Additional information can be found in the Curl advisory: http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20120124B.html
Dan Fandrich discovered that Curl performs insufficient sanitising when extracting the file path part of an URL.
For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 7.18.2-8lenny6.
For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 7.24.0-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.
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