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F5 Networks: K85235351 (CVE-2016-8624): cURL and libcurl vulnerability CVE-2016-8624

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F5 Networks: K85235351 (CVE-2016-8624): cURL and libcurl vulnerability CVE-2016-8624

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
11/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/15/2017
Modified
12/08/2020

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)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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