Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 09:23:51 +0200 (CEST) From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@...x.se> To: curl security announcements -- curl users <curl-users@...l.haxx.se>, curl-announce@...l.haxx.se, libcurl hacking <curl-library@...l.haxx.se>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: [SECURITY ADVISORY] curl: Integer overflows in curl_url_set Integer overflows in `curl_url_set()` ===================================== Project curl Security Advisory, May 22nd 2019 - [Permalink](https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2019-5435.html) VULNERABILITY ------------- libcurl contains two integer overflows in the `curl_url_set()` function that if triggered, can lead to a too small buffer allocation and a subsequent heap buffer overflow. The flaws only exist on 32 bit architectures and require excessive string input lengths. We are not aware of any exploit of this flaw. INFO ---- There are two entry points to this issue, on 32 bit architectures. By asking libcurl to parse a string, passing in a string longer than 2GB to this API: `curl_url_set(uh, CURLUPART_URL, "string", 0);` triggers the bug. Asking libcurl to update a URL with a new string, and URL encoded it in the process, by passing in a string longer than 1.33GB to this API: `curl_url_set(uh, CURLUPART_*, "string", CURLU_URLENCODE);` triggers the bug. This bug was introduced in August 2018 in [commit fb30ac5a2d](https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/fb30ac5a2d63773c52). The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the name CVE-2019-5435 to this issue. CWE-131: Incorrect Calculation of Buffer Size Severity: 3.7 (Low) AFFECTED VERSIONS ----------------- - Affected versions: libcurl 7.62.0 to and including 7.64.1 - Not affected versions: libcurl < 7.62.0 and >= libcurl 7.65.0 libcurl is used by many applications, but not always advertised as such. THE SOLUTION ------------ A [fix for CVE-2019-5435](https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/5fc28510a4664f4) is already merged. RECOMMENDATIONS -------------- We suggest you take one of the following actions immediately, in order of preference: A - Upgrade curl to version 7.65.0 B - Apply the patch to your version and rebuild TIMELINE -------- The issue was reported to the curl project on April 24, 2019. The patch was communicated to the reporter on April 25, 2019. We contacted distros@...nwall on May 15. curl 7.65.0 was released on May 22 2019, coordinated with the publication of this advisory. CREDITS ------- Reported by Wenchao Li. Patch by Daniel Stenberg Thanks a lot! -- / daniel.haxx.se | Get the best commercial curl support there is - from me | Private help, bug fixes, support, ports, new features | https://www.wolfssl.com/contact/
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