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FreeBSD: VID-C40CA16C-4D9F-4D70-8B6C-4D53AEB8EAD4 (CVE-2016-9594): cURL -- uninitialized random vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/25/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

curl before version 7.52.1 is vulnerable to an uninitialized random in libcurl's internal function that returns a good 32bit random value. Having a weak or virtually non-existent random value makes the operations that use it vulnerable.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-curl

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