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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2018-16840: Vulnerability in libcurl

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Oracle Solaris 11: CVE-2018-16840: Vulnerability in libcurl

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/31/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
12/17/2018
Modified
02/17/2022

Description

A heap use-after-free flaw was found in curl versions from 7.59.0 through 7.61.1 in the code related to closing an easy handle. When closing and cleaning up an 'easy' handle in the `Curl_close()` function, the library code first frees a struct (without nulling the pointer) and might then subsequently erroneously write to a struct field within that already freed struct.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-solaris-11-4-upgrade-web-curl-7-62-0-11-4-4-0-1-3-0

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