Ubuntu 2474-1: curl vulnerability

    Date15 Jan 2015
    99
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    curl could be tricked into adding arbitrary requests when following certain URLs.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2474-1
    January 15, 2015
    
    curl vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.10
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    curl could be tricked into adding arbitrary requests when following certain
    URLs.
    
    Software Description:
    - curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries
    
    Details:
    
    Andrey Labunets discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain URLs when
    using a proxy server. If a user or automated system were tricked into using
    a specially crafted URL, an attacker could possibly use this issue to
    inject arbitrary HTTP requests.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.10:
      libcurl3                        7.37.1-1ubuntu3.2
      libcurl3-gnutls                 7.37.1-1ubuntu3.2
      libcurl3-nss                    7.37.1-1ubuntu3.2
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      libcurl3                        7.35.0-1ubuntu2.3
      libcurl3-gnutls                 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.3
      libcurl3-nss                    7.35.0-1ubuntu2.3
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      libcurl3                        7.22.0-3ubuntu4.12
      libcurl3-gnutls                 7.22.0-3ubuntu4.12
      libcurl3-nss                    7.22.0-3ubuntu4.12
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libcurl3                        7.19.7-1ubuntu1.11
      libcurl3-gnutls                 7.19.7-1ubuntu1.11
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2474-1
      CVE-2014-8150
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.37.1-1ubuntu3.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.35.0-1ubuntu2.3
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.22.0-3ubuntu4.12
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.19.7-1ubuntu1.11
    
    
    

    LinuxSecurity Poll

    What do you think of the LinuxSecurity Privacy news articles?

    No answer selected. Please try again.
    Please select either existing option or enter your own, however not both.
    Please select minimum 0 answer(s) and maximum 3 answer(s).
    /main-polls/25-what-do-you-think-of-the-linuxsecurity-privacy-news-articles?task=poll.vote&format=json
    25
    radio
    [{"id":"90","title":"Love them!","votes":"90","type":"x","order":"1","pct":78.95,"resources":[]},{"id":"91","title":"I'm indifferent","votes":"18","type":"x","order":"2","pct":15.79,"resources":[]},{"id":"92","title":"Not interested in this topic","votes":"6","type":"x","order":"3","pct":5.26,"resources":[]}]["#ff5b00","#4ac0f2","#b80028","#eef66c","#60bb22","#b96a9a","#62c2cc"]["rgba(255,91,0,0.7)","rgba(74,192,242,0.7)","rgba(184,0,40,0.7)","rgba(238,246,108,0.7)","rgba(96,187,34,0.7)","rgba(185,106,154,0.7)","rgba(98,194,204,0.7)"]350
    bottom200

    We use cookies to provide and improve our services. By using our site, you consent to our Cookie Policy.