|Description||curl before version 7.52.0 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when doing a large floating point output in libcurl's implementation of the printf() functions. If there are any application that accepts a format string from the outside without necessary input filtering, it could allow remote attacks.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
Vulnerable and fixed packages
The table below lists information on source packages.
|stretch (security), stretch||7.52.1-5+deb9u9||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
Fixed by: https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/3ab3c16db6a5674f53cf23d56512a405fde0b2c9
There are no known vulnerable applications but as this is a
library it should be fixed as we do not know the full impact.