USN-3262-1: curl vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3262-1

20th April, 2017

curl vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 17.04

Summary

Applications using curl could allow unintended access over the network.

Software description

  • curl
    – HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries

Details

It was discovered that curl incorrectly handled client certificates when
resuming a TLS session. A remote attacker could use this to hijack a
previously authenticated connection.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.04:
libcurl3-nss

7.52.1-4ubuntu1.1
curl

7.52.1-4ubuntu1.1
libcurl3-gnutls

7.52.1-4ubuntu1.1
libcurl3

7.52.1-4ubuntu1.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References

CVE-2017-7468


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3262-1: curl vulnerability.
This full article can be read at: USN-3262-1: curl vulnerability.

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