[SECURITY] [DSA 2398-1] curl security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-2398-1:A6208
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2012-01-30T20:06:44


Debian Security Advisory DSA-2398-1 security@debian.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.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org