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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8618: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2016-766)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8618: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2016-766)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/02/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/11/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The libcurl API function called `curl_maprintf()` before version 7.51.0 can be tricked into doing a double-free due to an unsafe `size_t` multiplication, on systems using 32 bit `size_t` variables.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

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