Debian DLA-1379-1 : curl security update
High Nessus Plugin ID 109872
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security update.
DescriptionIt was discovered that there was an issue in the curl a command-line tool for downloading (eg.) data over HTTP.
curl could have be tricked into reading data beyond the end of a heap based buffer used to store downloaded content.
For more information, please see upstream's advisory at :
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in curl version 7.26.0-1+wheezy25+deb7u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your curl packages.
NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpgrade the affected packages.