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curl before version 7.51.0 uses outdated IDNA 2003 standard to handle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 2019-02-06
Package
Source: curl (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (7.51.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):deferred (2019-02-06)
Trusty/esm:deferred (2019-02-06)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):deferred (2019-02-06)
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)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/9c91ec778104ae3b744b39444d544e82d5ee9ece
More Information

Updated: 2019-04-26 14:18:08 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)