CVE-2016-7167

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-09-14
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
1375906: CVE-2016-7167 curl: escape and unescape integer overflows
Multiple integer overflow flaws leading to heap-based buffer overflows were found in the way curl handled escaping and unescaping of data. An attacker could potentially use these flaws to crash an application using libcurl by sending a specially crafted input to the affected libcurl functions.

Find out more about CVE-2016-7167 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 2.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (curl) RHSA-2017:2016 2017-08-01
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2018:2486 2018-08-16
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 RHSA-2018:3558 2018-11-13
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RHSA-2018:3558 2018-11-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 curl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 curl Will not fix
RHEV Manager 3 mingw-virt-viewer Will not fix
.NET Core 2.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnet20-curl Will not fix
.NET Core 2.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnet21-curl Will not fix
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore10-curl Will not fix
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore11-curl 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.

External References

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