Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 / 15.10 : curl vulnerability (USN-2882-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88457
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIsaac Boukris discovered that curl could incorrectly re-use NTLM proxy credentials when subsequently connecting to the same host.
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SolutionUpdate the affected libcurl3, libcurl3-gnutls and / or libcurl3-nss packages.