CVE-2016-8625

Priority
Description
curl before version 7.51.0 uses outdated IDNA 2003 standard to handle
International Domain Names and this may lead users to potentially and
unknowingly issue network transfer requests to the wrong host.
Notes
 mdeslaur> upstream patch switched from libidn to libidn2 and may be
 mdeslaur> causing issues, see:
 mdeslaur> https://curl.haxx.se/mail/lib-2016-11/0033.html
 mdeslaur> http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/333
 mdeslaur>
 mdeslaur> no good fix as of 2018-10-31
Package
Source: curl (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (7.51.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):deferred (2018-10-31)
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr):deferred (2018-10-31)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):deferred (2018-10-31)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/9c91ec778104ae3b744b39444d544e82d5ee9ece
More Information

Updated: 2019-01-14 21:20:56 UTC (commit 51f9b73af244ba86b9321e46e526586c25a8e060)