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Curl < 7.4.1 Long Error Message Buffer Overflow

Critical

Synopsis

The remote host is using a version of curl (or libcurl) which is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is using a version of curl (or libcurl) which is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. To exploit it, an attacker would have to set up a rogue web server which would reply with maliciously-formed error messages.

Solution

Upgrade to curl 7.4.1 or higher.