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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2015-514) (multiple CVEs)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2015-514) (multiple CVEs)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/24/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/27/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The fix_hostname function in cURL and libcurl 7.37.0 through 7.41.0 does not properly calculate an index, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write and crash) or possibly have other unspecified impact via a zero-length host name, as demonstrated by "http://:80" and ":80."

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcurl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcurl-devel

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcurl
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-libcurl-devel

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