Debian: DSA-2398-1: curl security update

    Date 30 Jan 2012
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in Curl, an URL transfer library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2398-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
    January 30, 2012                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    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:
    
    CVE-2011-3389
    
       This update enables OpenSSL workarounds against the "BEAST" attack.
       Additional information can be found in the Curl advisory:
       https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20120124B.html
    
    CVE-2012-0036
    
       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: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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