CVE-2017-7407 - cURL tool_writeout.c vulnerability

After a little delay, I finally received a CVE for the cURL flaw that I blogged about here.

The ourWriteOut function in tool_writeout.c in curl 7.53.1 might allow physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory in opportunistic circumstances by reading a workstation screen during use of a --write-out argument ending in a '%' character, which leads to a heap-based buffer over-read.

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