Public Date:
950577: CVE-2013-1944 curl: Cookie domain suffix match vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The tailMatch function in cookie.c in cURL and libcurl before 7.30.0 does not properly match the path domain when sending cookies, which allows remote attackers to steal cookies via a matching suffix in the domain of a URL.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1944 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (curl) RHSA-2013:0771 2013-04-24
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (curl) RHSA-2013:0771 2013-04-24


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