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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-32206: Moderate: curl security update (ALSA-2022-6157)

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Alma Linux: CVE-2022-32206: Moderate: curl security update (ALSA-2022-6157)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/07/2022
Created
09/01/2022
Added
09/01/2022
Modified
12/02/2022

Description

curl < 7.84.0 supports "chained" HTTP compression algorithms, meaning that a serverresponse can be compressed multiple times and potentially with different algorithms. The number of acceptable "links" in this "decompression chain" was unbounded, allowing a malicious server to insert a virtually unlimited number of compression steps.The use of such a decompression chain could result in a "malloc bomb", makingcurl end up spending enormous amounts of allocated heap memory, or trying toand returning out of memory errors.

Solution(s)

  • alma-upgrade-curl
  • alma-upgrade-curl-minimal
  • alma-upgrade-libcurl
  • alma-upgrade-libcurl-devel
  • alma-upgrade-libcurl-minimal

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