AIX Open Source

  • 1.  Curl - Security Advisory - Update to 7.79.0 needed

    IBM Select
    Posted Thu September 16, 2021 03:39 AM

    Hi AIX OpenSource-Team,

    please update curl, because of the following security issues.

    AIX Toolbox Version: 7.76.1


    AFFECTED VERSIONS

    RECOMMENDATIONS
    A - Upgrade curl to version 7.79.0
    B - Apply the patch to your local version
    C - Do not use MQTT


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    Curl Security Advisory 2021-09-14
    https://curl.se/docs/CVE-2021-22945.html

    Curl Security Advisory 2021-09-14
    https://curl.se/docs/CVE-2021-22946.html

    Curl Security Advisory 2021-09-14
    https://curl.se/docs/CVE-2021-22947.html

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    Niklas
    System Engineer UNIX and Linux on Power
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  • 2.  RE: Curl - Security Advisory - Update to 7.79.0 needed

    Posted Mon September 20, 2021 02:36 AM
    Hi Niklas,

    Thank you for reporting this.
    We will look into this.

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  • 3.  RE: Curl - Security Advisory - Update to 7.79.0 needed

    IBM Select
    Posted Mon October 04, 2021 02:06 AM
    Edited by Niklas V. Mon October 04, 2021 02:08 AM
    Hi Senket,

    is there an update? Secure operation is extremely important for our mission-critical AIX systems.

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    Niklas
    System Engineer UNIX and Linux on Power
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  • 4.  RE: Curl - Security Advisory - Update to 7.79.0 needed

    Posted Tue October 05, 2021 01:47 PM
    We are working on building and testing latest curl.
    There are some process before publishing and it is taking time.
    Hope to publish the new curl in couple of weeks.

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    SANKET RATHI
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  • 5.  RE: Curl - Security Advisory - Update to 7.79.0 needed
    Best Answer

    Posted Fri October 08, 2021 09:27 AM
    curl version 7.79.1 is uploaded on AIX toolbox. This version has fix for mentioned CVEs.
    Please find the new curl version at following location.
    https://public.dhe.ibm.com/aix/freeSoftware/aixtoolbox/RPMS/ppc/curl/?C=M;O=D

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    SANKET RATHI
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