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Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2012 11:06:20 +0100
From: Fabian Keil <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Curl insecure usage

Kurt Seifried <> wrote:

> On 11/26/2012 11:42 AM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> > On 11/26/2012 08:06 AM, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> >> Hi, during the triage of the SSL client bugs spotted by the 
> >> paper Debian 
> >> developer Alessandro Ghedini discovered two more applications
> >> using Curl in an insecure manner:
> > 
> >> 1. opendnssec (in the eppclient tool) 
> >>
> Please
> >> 
> use CVE-2012-5582 for opendnssec: insecure usage of curl
> >> 2. PHPcas (used by Moodle e.g.): 
> >>
> Please use CVE-2012-5583 for phpCAS: insecure usage of curl

> > Have these been receiving individual CVE's? I can't find any
> > offhand, can you provide examples of others?
> Also can someone collate and post a list of all the other apps using
> curl insecurely and need CVE's with appropriate links to the
> upstreams/etc? Thanks.

Note that curl is the (unaffected) command line tool based on libcurl.
The CVEs should probably refer to insecure usage of libcurl to prevent


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