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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-32206: Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2022-32206: Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/07/2022
Created
04/09/2024
Added
03/26/2024
Modified
04/09/2024

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)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-curl

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