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1136154: CVE-2014-3613 curl: incorrect handling of IP addresses in cookie domain
It was found that the libcurl library did not correctly handle partial literal IP addresses when parsing received HTTP cookies. An attacker able to trick a user into connecting to a malicious server could use this flaw to set the user's cookie to a crafted domain, making other cookie-related issues easier to exploit.

Find out more about CVE-2014-3613 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the versions of curl as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and is not planned to be corrected in future updates.

Inktank Ceph Enterprise 1.1 and 1.2 receives only qualified Important and Critical impact security fixes. This issue has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Inktank Ceph Enterprise Support Matrix:

CVSS v2 metrics

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 7 (curl) RHSA-2015:2159 2015-11-19
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (curl) RHSA-2015:1254 2015-07-20

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 curl Will not fix
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


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

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