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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-7167: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2016-742)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-7167: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2016-742)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/27/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/01/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the (1) curl_escape, (2) curl_easy_escape, (3) curl_unescape, and (4) curl_easy_unescape functions in libcurl before 7.50.3 allow attackers to have unspecified impact via a string of length 0xffffffff, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

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