[El-errata] ELSA-2015-2159 Moderate: Oracle Linux 7 curl security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Mon Nov 23 18:59:52 PST 2015

Oracle Linux Security Advisory ELSA-2015-2159


The following updated rpms for Oracle Linux 7 have been uploaded to the 
Unbreakable Linux Network:



Description of changes:

- disable check to make build pass

- fix spurious failure of test 1500 on ppc64le (#1218272)

- use the default min/max TLS version provided by NSS (#1170339)
- improve handling of timeouts and blocking direction to speed up FTP 

- require credentials to match for NTLM re-use (CVE-2015-3143)
- close Negotiate connections when done (CVE-2015-3148)

- reject CRLFs in URLs passed to proxy (CVE-2014-8150)

- use only full matches for hosts used as IP address in cookies 
- fix handling of CURLOPT_COPYPOSTFIELDS in curl_easy_duphandle 

- eliminate unnecessary delay when resolving host from /etc/hosts (#1130239)
- allow to enable/disable new AES cipher-suites (#1066065)
- call PR_Cleanup() on curl tool exit if NSPR is used (#1071254)
- implement non-blocking TLS handshake (#1091429)
- fix limited connection re-use for unencrypted HTTP (#1101092)
- disable libcurl-level downgrade to SSLv3 (#1154060)
- include response headers added by proxy in CURLINFO_HEADER_SIZE (#1161182)
- ignore CURLOPT_FORBID_REUSE during NTLM HTTP auth (#1166264)

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