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SUSE: CVE-2018-16840: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/31/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/03/2018
Modified
10/22/2021

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)

  • suse-upgrade-curl
  • suse-upgrade-curl-mini
  • suse-upgrade-curl-openssl1
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl-devel-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl-mini-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl4
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl4-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl4-mini
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl4-openssl1
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl4-openssl1-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl4-openssl1-x86
  • suse-upgrade-libcurl4-x86

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