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Re: problem with libcurl 7.32.0 and recv maxlength

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2013 23:31:53 +0200 (CEST)

On Sat, 24 Aug 2013, Marc Roger wrote:

> We are seeing that curl_easy_recv in 7.32.0 is not honouring the buflen
> limitation (i.e. *n > buflen).
> Environment:
> a) Custom built libcurl 7.32.0 (i.e. without IDN/IPv6). Output from
> curl.exe:
> curl 7.32.0 (x86_64-pc-win32) libcurl/7.32.0 WinSSL

I believe the "WinSSL" part there is the key as I've not seen this using any
other SSL backend. It seems this backend might indeed have this problem, see

Any suggested fix?

I can't do much about it personally since this is windows specific code and I
know very little about it and I can't even compile or run it.

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Received on 2013-08-24