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Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 08:14:43 +0200
From: Jakub Wilk <>
Subject: Re: curl: Windows OpenSSL engine code injection

* Daniel Stenberg <>, 2019-06-24, 07:46:
>A non-privileged user or program can put code and a config file in a 
>known non-privileged path (under `C:/usr/local/`) that will make curl 
>automatically run the code (as an openssl "engine") on invocation. If 
>that curl is invoked by a privileged user it can do anything it wants.
>CWE-94: Code Injection

I think CWE-426 (Untrusted Search Path) would be more appropriate for 
this bug.

Jakub Wilk

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