Bug 175191 - CVE-2005-4077 SA17907 cURL/libcURL URL Parsing Off-By-One Vulnerability
Summary: CVE-2005-4077 SA17907 cURL/libcURL URL Parsing Off-By-One Vulnerability
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: curl
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ivana Varekova
QA Contact:
URL: http://secunia.com/advisories/17907/
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-12-07 15:47 UTC by Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-12-08 09:31:17 UTC

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Description Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2005-12-07 15:47:47 UTC
'Stefan Esser has reported a vulnerability in cURL/libcURL, which has an unknown

'The vulnerability is caused due to an off-by-one error when parsing an URL that
is longer than 256 bytes. By using a specially crafted URL, a two-byte overflow
is reportedly possible. This may be exploited to corrupt memory allocation
structures. The vulnerability is reportedly exploitable only via a direct
request to cURL and not via a redirect.'

'The vulnerability has been reported in version 7.15.0 and prior.'

Comment 1 Ivana Varekova 2005-12-08 09:31:17 UTC
Thank you for your bug report. 
There is the latest upstream version curl-7.15.1-1 in the devel branch now which
is fixes this problem.

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