Security update for curl

SUSE Security Update: Security update for curl
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2020:14481-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1175109
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update for curl fixes the following issues:

  • An application that performs multiple requests with libcurl's multi API and sets the 'CURLOPT_CONNECT_ONLY' option, might in rare circumstances experience that when subsequently using the setup connect-only transfer, libcurl will pick and use the wrong connection and instead pick another one the application has created since then. [bsc#1175109, CVE-2020-8231]

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY:
    zypper in -t patch secsp3-curl-14481=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY (i586 ia64 ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • curl-openssl1-7.37.0-70.52.2
    • libcurl4-openssl1-7.37.0-70.52.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY (ppc64 s390x x86_64):
    • libcurl4-openssl1-32bit-7.37.0-70.52.2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SECURITY (ia64):
    • libcurl4-openssl1-x86-7.37.0-70.52.2