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USN-726-1: curl vulnerability

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USN-726-1: curl vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/04/2009
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The redirect implementation in curl and libcurl 5.11 through 7.19.3, when CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION is enabled, accepts arbitrary Location values, which might allow remote HTTP servers to (1) trigger arbitrary requests to intranet servers, (2) read or overwrite arbitrary files via a redirect to a file: URL, or (3) execute arbitrary commands via a redirect to an scp: URL.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcurl3
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcurl3-gnutls

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