Debian: DSA-4007-1: curl security update

    Date27 Oct 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Brian Carpenter, Geeknik Labs and 0xd34db347 discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, incorrectly parsed an IMAP FETCH response with size 0, leading to an out-of-bounds read.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4007-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    October 27, 2017                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : curl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000257
    
    Brian Carpenter, Geeknik Labs and 0xd34db347 discovered that cURL, an URL
    transfer library, incorrectly parsed an IMAP FETCH response with size 0,
    leading to an out-of-bounds read.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 7.38.0-4+deb8u7.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.52.1-5+deb9u2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.56.1-1.
    
    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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