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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7407: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2017-850)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-7407: Security patch for curl (ALAS-2017-850)

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/03/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/23/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The ourWriteOut function in tool_writeout.c in curl 7.53.1 might allow physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory in opportunistic circumstances by reading a workstation screen during use of a --write-out argument ending in a '%' character, which leads to a heap-based buffer over-read.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-curl

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