CVE-2016-5421

NameCVE-2016-5421
DescriptionUse-after-free vulnerability in libcurl before 7.50.1 allows attackers to control which connection is used or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3638-1

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
curl (PTS)buster7.64.0-4+deb10u2fixed
buster (security)7.64.0-4+deb10u3fixed
bullseye7.74.0-1.3+deb11u3fixed
bullseye (security)7.74.0-1.3+deb11u2fixed
bookworm, sid7.86.0-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
curlsourcewheezy(not affected)
curlsourcejessie7.38.0-4+deb8u4DSA-3638-1
curlsource(unstable)7.50.1-1

Notes

[wheezy] - curl <not-affected> (introduced in 7.32.0)
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20160803C.html
Fixed by https://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2016-5421.patch

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