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    Debian: DSA-3240-1: curl security update

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    It was discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, if configured to use a proxy server with the HTTPS protocol, by default could send to the proxy the same HTTP headers it sends to the destination server, possibly leaking sensitive information.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3240-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Alessandro Ghedini
    April 29, 2015                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : curl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-3153
    Debian Bug     : 
    
    It was discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, if configured to
    use a proxy server with the HTTPS protocol, by default could send to the
    proxy the same HTTP headers it sends to the destination server, possibly
    leaking sensitive information.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.38.0-4+deb8u2.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem will be fixed in
    version 7.42.1-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.42.1-1.
    
    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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