Summary Buffer overflow parsing chunked HTTP responses
Date 2014-01-28
CVE Number CVE-2013-6485
Discovered By Matt Jones, Volvent
Fixed In Release 2.10.8


A malicious server or man-in-the-middle could cause a buffer overflow by sending a malformed HTTP response with chunked Transfer-Encoding with invalid chunk sizes.


Enforce a maximum size for chunks.

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