cURL 7.51 Released With Many Security Fixes

Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 2 November 2016 at 06:06 AM EDT. 8 Comments
cURL 7.51.0 was released today and while it does add some new features it does contain a number of active CVEs.

The cURL 7.51 release has 11 fixes for new CVEs.There are also fixes for some OpenSSL/LibreSSL potential problems and a wide range of other fixes. The CVEs range from double-frees to case insensitive password comparisons to a possible cooke injection.

More details on cURL 7.51 via the project site.
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