Release of Invalid Pointer or Reference Affecting curl Open this link in a new tab package, versions [7.83.0,7.83.1)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Scope

    Changed

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-UNMANAGED-CURL-2813782

  • published

    11 May 2022

  • disclosed

    11 May 2022

  • credit

    Harry Sintonen

How to fix?

Upgrade curl to version 7.83.1 or higher.

Overview

curl is a command line tool and library for transferring data with URL syntax, supporting DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, GOPHER, GOPHERS, HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, MQTT, POP3, POP3S, RTMP, RTMPS, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMB, SMBS, SMTP, SMTPS, TELNET and TFTP. libcurl offers a myriad of powerful features.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Release of Invalid Pointer or Reference which allows removing the wrong file when "--no-clobber" is used together with "--remove-on-error".