Ubuntu Security Notice 4665-1 – Marc Aldorasi discovered that curl incorrectly handled the libcurl CURLOPT_CONNECT_ONLY option. This could result in data being sent to the wrong destination, possibly exposing sensitive information. This issue only affected Ubuntu 20.10. Varnavas Papaioannou discovered that curl incorrectly handled FTP PASV responses. An attacker could possibly use this issue to trick curl into connecting to an arbitrary IP address and be used to perform port scanner and other information gathering. Various other issues were also addressed.

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