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curl before version 7.51.0 uses outdated IDNA 2003 standard to handle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
mdeslaurupstream patch switched from libidn to libidn2 and may be
causing issues, see:
https://curl.haxx.se/mail/lib-2016-11/0033.html
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/333

no good fix as of 2019-09-16
Package
Source: curl (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:released (7.51.0)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):deferred (2019-09-16)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):deferred (2019-09-16)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):deferred (2019-09-16)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa):not-affected (7.55.1-1ubuntu2.1)
Patches:
Upstream:https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/9c91ec778104ae3b744b39444d544e82d5ee9ece
More Information

Updated: 2019-12-05 19:34:16 UTC (commit 0aa5e7c87c8b55d2ec5c7f4ca1179cf75de91961)