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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3457-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3457-1
Posted Oct 23, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3457-1 - Brian Carpenter discovered that curl incorrectly handled IMAP FETCH response lines. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause curl to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary, imap
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-1000257
MD5 | 4e6800eeae059ac1675f3796efc281e4

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3457-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3457-1
October 23, 2017

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

- Ubuntu 17.10
- Ubuntu 17.04
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

curl could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially
crafted network traffic.

Software Description:
- curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries

Details:

Brian Carpenter discovered that curl incorrectly handled IMAP FETCH
response lines. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause curl to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
curl 7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1
libcurl3 7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1
libcurl3-gnutls 7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1
libcurl3-nss 7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 17.04:
curl 7.52.1-4ubuntu1.3
libcurl3 7.52.1-4ubuntu1.3
libcurl3-gnutls 7.52.1-4ubuntu1.3
libcurl3-nss 7.52.1-4ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
curl 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.4
libcurl3 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.4
libcurl3-gnutls 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.4
libcurl3-nss 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.4

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
curl 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.12
libcurl3 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.12
libcurl3-gnutls 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.12
libcurl3-nss 7.35.0-1ubuntu2.12

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

References:
https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3457-1
CVE-2017-1000257

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.52.1-4ubuntu1.3
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.47.0-1ubuntu2.4
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/curl/7.35.0-1ubuntu2.12



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