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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9586: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9586: cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
11/15/2018

Description

curl before version 7.52.0 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when doing a large floating point output in libcurl's implementation of the printf() functions. If there are any application that accepts a format string from the outside without necessary input filtering, it could allow remote attacks.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-curl

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