Debian: DSA-4202-1: curl security update

    Date16 May 2018
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    OSS-fuzz, assisted by Max Dymond, discovered that cURL, an URL transfer library, could be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap based buffer when parsing invalid headers in an RTSP response.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4202-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Alessandro Ghedini
    May 16, 2018                          https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : curl
    CVE ID         : CVE-2018-1000301
    Debian Bug     : 898856
    
    OSS-fuzz, assisted by Max Dymond, discovered that cURL, an URL transfer
    library, could be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap
    based buffer when parsing invalid headers in an RTSP response.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
    in version 7.38.0-4+deb8u11.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.52.1-5+deb9u6.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of curl please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/curl
    
    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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