Debian: DSA-3122-1: curl security update

    Date 08 Jan 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Andrey Labunets of Facebook discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, fails to properly handle URLs with embedded end-of-line characters. An attacker able to make an application using libcurl to access a specially crafted URL via an HTTP proxy could use this flaw to
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3122-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    January 08, 2015                       https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : curl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8150
    
    Andrey Labunets of Facebook discovered that cURL, an URL transfer
    library, fails to properly handle URLs with embedded end-of-line
    characters. An attacker able to make an application using libcurl to
    access a specially crafted URL via an HTTP proxy could use this flaw to
    do additional requests in a way that was not intended, or insert
    additional request headers into the request.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.26.0-1+wheezy12.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie), this problem will be
    fixed soon.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.38.0-4.
    
    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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