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CVE-2012-0036

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-01-24
Bugzilla: 773457: CVE-2012-0036 curl: URL sanitization vulnerability

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

curl and libcurl 7.2x before 7.24.0 do not properly consider special characters during extraction of a pathname from a URL, which allows remote attackers to conduct data-injection attacks via a crafted URL, as demonstrated by a CRLF injection attack on the (1) IMAP, (2) POP3, or (3) SMTP protocol.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0036 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of curl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5 or 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the cURL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Dan Fandrich as the original reporter.

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