Ubuntu 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : curl vulnerability (USN-1346-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Dan Fandrich discovered that curl incorrectly handled URLs containing
embedded or percent-encoded control characters. If a user or automated
system were tricked into processing a specially crafted URL, arbitrary
data could be injected.

Solution :

Update the affected libcurl3, libcurl3-gnutls and / or libcurl3-nss
packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57689 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0036