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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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