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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8624: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2016-766)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-8624: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2016-766)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/11/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

curl before version 7.51.0 doesn't parse the authority component of the URL correctly when the host name part ends with a '#' character, and could instead be tricked into connecting to a different host. This may have security implications if you for example use an URL parser that follows the RFC to check for allowed domains before using curl to request them.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

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