Ubuntu 17.10 / 18.04 LTS : curl vulnerability (USN-3710-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 111038
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
DescriptionPeter Wu discovered that curl incorrectly handled certain SMTP
buffers. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause curl to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.