Libcurl 8.0.0 Fixes Security Issues


The latest version coincides with the tool’s 25th anniversary.

The curl library maintainers have announced version 8.0.0 of the tool, "which addresses six security vulnerabilities, including an authentication bypass in the way that the library handles FTP connections," reports Dennis Fisher.

"The release of libcurl 8.0.0 coincides with the 25th anniversary of the initial release of the tool, which is used in countless projects and apps. Most of the vulnerabilities fixed in this version are relatively low severity, with the authentication bypass being the most serious of the six," Fisher says. Updating to the newest version is advised.

Read more at Decipher.


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