|Bugzilla:||773457: CVE-2012-0036 curl: URL sanitization vulnerability|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
curl and libcurl 7.2x before 7.24.0 do not properly consider special characters during extraction of a pathname from a URL, which allows remote attackers to conduct data-injection attacks via a crafted URL, as demonstrated by a CRLF injection attack on the (1) IMAP, (2) POP3, or (3) SMTP protocol.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of curl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 or 6.
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Red Hat security errata
Red Hat would like to thank the cURL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Dan Fandrich as the original reporter.
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