Bug 175266 - CVE-2005-4077 SA17907 cURL/libcURL URL Parsing Off-By-One Vulnerability
CVE-2005-4077 SA17907 cURL/libcURL URL Parsing Off-By-One Vulnerability
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: curl (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
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Reported: 2005-12-08 06:51 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2005-875
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Last Closed: 2005-12-20 09:42:41 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-12-08 06:51:12 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #175191 +++

'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 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2005-12-20 09:42:42 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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