|Bugzilla:||965640: CVE-2013-2174 curl: Loop counter error, leading to heap-based buffer overflow when decoding certain URLs|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the curl_easy_unescape function in lib/escape.c in cURL and libcurl 7.7 through 7.30.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted string ending in a "%" (percent) character.
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Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (curl)||RHSA-2013:0983||June 25, 2013|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (curl)||RHSA-2013:0983||June 25, 2013|
Red Hat would like to thank the cURL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Timo Sirainen as the original reporter.
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