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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4903-1
April 07, 2021

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:

Viktor Szakats discovered that curl did not strip off user credentials
from referrer header fields. A remote attacker could possibly use this
issue to obtain 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+esm7
  libcurl3                        7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm7
  libcurl3-gnutls                 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm7
  libcurl3-nss                    7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm7

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

References:
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4903-1
  CVE-2021-22876

Ubuntu 4903-1: curl vulnerability

April 7, 2021

Summary

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: Viktor Szakats discovered that curl did not strip off user credentials from referrer header fields. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain 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+esm7   libcurl3                        7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm7   libcurl3-gnutls                 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm7   libcurl3-nss                    7.35.0-1ubuntu2.20+esm7 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4903-1

  CVE-2021-22876

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4903-1

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