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Ubuntu: USN-3805-1 (CVE-2018-16840): curl vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3805-1 (CVE-2018-16840): curl vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/31/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/09/2018
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

A heap use-after-free flaw was found in curl versions from 7.59.0 through 7.61.1 in the code related to closing an easy handle. When closing and cleaning up an 'easy' handle in the `Curl_close()` function, the library code first frees a struct (without nulling the pointer) and might then subsequently erroneously write to a struct field within that already freed struct.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-curl
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcurl3
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcurl3-gnutls
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcurl3-nss
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libcurl4

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