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    Debian: DSA-3455-1: curl security update

    Date 27 Jan 2016
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Isaac Boukris discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, reused NTLM-authenticated proxy connections without properly making sure that the connection was authenticated with the same credentials as set for the new transfer. This could lead to HTTP requests being sent over the
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3455-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    January 27, 2016                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : curl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-0755
    
    Isaac Boukris discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, reused
    NTLM-authenticated proxy connections without properly making sure that
    the connection was authenticated with the same credentials as set for
    the new transfer. This could lead to HTTP requests being sent over the
    connection authenticated as a different user.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.38.0-4+deb8u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.47.0-1.
    
    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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