Executive Summary

Title curl vulnerabilities
Name USN-4129-1 First vendor Publication 2019-09-11
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-09-11
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

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Cvss Impact Score N/A Attack Complexity N/A
Cvss Expoit Score N/A Authentication N/A
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in curl.

Software Description: - curl: HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP client and client libraries


Thomas Vegas discovered that curl incorrectly handled memory when using Kerberos over FTP. A remote attacker could use this issue to crash curl, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-5481)

Thomas Vegas discovered that curl incorrectly handled memory during TFTP transfers. A remote attacker could use this issue to crash curl, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-5482)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
curl 7.64.0-2ubuntu1.2
libcurl3-gnutls 7.64.0-2ubuntu1.2
libcurl3-nss 7.64.0-2ubuntu1.2
libcurl4 7.64.0-2ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
curl 7.58.0-2ubuntu3.8
libcurl3-gnutls 7.58.0-2ubuntu3.8
libcurl3-nss 7.58.0-2ubuntu3.8
libcurl4 7.58.0-2ubuntu3.8

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
curl 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.14
libcurl3 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.14
libcurl3-gnutls 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.14
libcurl3-nss 7.47.0-1ubuntu2.14

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

CVE-2019-5481, CVE-2019-5482

Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4129-1

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Date Informations
2019-09-11 17:18:29
  • First insertion