Insyde Security Advisory 2023064

Insyde ID Advisory Category Impact of Vulnerability Severity Rating Original Date Last Revised
INSYDE-SA-2023064 Software CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H 7.5 12/12/2023 12/12/2023

Summary:

HTTP headers eat all memory.

Vulnerability Details:

CVE-2023-38039

When curl retrieves an HTTP response, it stores the incoming headers so that they can be accessed later via the libcurl headers API.

However, curl did not have a limit in how many or how large headers it would accept in a response, allowing a malicious server to stream an endless series of headers and eventually cause curl to run out of heap memory.

Solution Information:
SPF RV23.11 and after.
OPF RV23.11 and after.

Revision History:

Revision Date Description
1.0 12/12/2023 Initial Release
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