Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 175266
CVE-2005-4077 SA17907 cURL/libcURL URL Parsing Off-By-One Vulnerability
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:22 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.'
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