Infinite loop Affecting curl Open this link in a new tab package, versions [7.34.0,7.83.1)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-UNMANAGED-CURL-2813784

  • published

    11 May 2022

  • disclosed

    11 May 2022

  • credit

    Florian Kohnhäuser

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 Infinite loop due to an erroneous function, a malicious server could make curl with Network Security Services (NSS) get stuck in a never ending busy loop when trying to retrieve that information.