=========================================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4466-2
August 20, 2020

curl vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

curl could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries

Details:

USN-4466-1 fixed a vulnerability in curl. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 Marc Aldorasi discovered that curl incorrectly handled the libcurl
 CURLOPT_CONNECT_ONLY option. This could result in data being sent to the
 wrong destination, possibly exposing sensitive information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  curl                            7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm5
  libcurl3-gnutls                 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm5
  libcurl3-nss                    7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm5

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4466-2
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4466-1
  CVE-2020-8231

Ubuntu 4466-2: curl vulnerability

August 20, 2020
curl could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Summary

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: curl 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm5 libcurl3-gnutls 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm5 libcurl3-nss 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm5 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4466-2

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4466-1

CVE-2020-8231

Severity
August 20, 2020

Package Information