Debian DSA-2398-2 : curl - several vulnerabilities (BEAST)
High Nessus Plugin ID 57738
The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in cURL, an URL transfer library. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems : - CVE-2011-3389 This update enables OpenSSL workarounds against the 'BEAST' attack. Additional information can be found in the cURL advisory - CVE-2012-0036 Dan Fandrich discovered that cURL performs insufficient sanitising when extracting the file path part of an URL.
Upgrade the curl packages. For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 7.18.2-8lenny6. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 7.21.0-2.1+squeeze2.