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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-22898: Moderate: curl security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-4511)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2021-22898: Moderate: curl security and bug fix update (ALSA-2021-4511)

Severity
3
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
06/11/2021
Created
05/05/2022
Added
05/04/2022
Modified
05/04/2022

Description

curl 7.7 through 7.76.1 suffers from an information disclosure when the `-t` command line option, known as `CURLOPT_TELNETOPTIONS` in libcurl, is used to send variable=content pairs to TELNET servers. Due to a flaw in the option parser for sending NEW_ENV variables, libcurl could be made to pass on uninitialized data from a stack based buffer to the server, resulting in potentially revealing sensitive internal information to the server using a clear-text network protocol.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-curl
  • alma-upgrade-libcurl
  • alma-upgrade-libcurl-devel
  • alma-upgrade-libcurl-minimal

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