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Ubuntu: USN-4129-1 (CVE-2019-5481): curl vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4129-1 (CVE-2019-5481): curl vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/11/2019
Created
09/14/2019
Added
09/12/2019
Modified
09/20/2019

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4129-1:

Thomas Vegas discovered that curl incorrectly handled memory when using

Kerberos over FTP. A remote attacker could use this issue to crash curl,

resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-5481)

Thomas Vegas discovered that curl incorrectly handled memory during TFTP

transfers. A remote attacker could use this issue to crash curl, resulting

in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-5482)

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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