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CVE-2016-8617 Detail

Description

The base64 encode function in curl before version 7.51.0 is prone to a buffer being under allocated in 32bit systems if it receives at least 1Gb as input via `CURLOPT_USERNAME`.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/31/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94097
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037192
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2486
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8617
https://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2016-8617.patch
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161102C.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-21

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8617
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
08/17/2018