CVE-2021-22923 log

Severity Medium
Remote Yes
Type Information disclosure
A security issue has been found in curl before version 7.78.0 When curl is instructed to get content using the metalink feature, and a user name and password are used to download the metalink XML file, those same credentials are then subsequently passed on to each of the servers from which curl will download or try to download the contents from; often contrary to the user's expectations and intentions and without telling the user it happened.

This flaw exists only in the curl tool. libcurl is not affected.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-2194 curl 7.77.0-1 7.78.0-1 Medium Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Type
21 Jul 2021 ASA-202107-59 AVG-2194 curl Medium multiple issues

The issue can be mitigated by making sure not to use metalink with curl.