CVE-2016-8617

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-11-02
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1388377: CVE-2016-8617 curl: Out-of-bounds write via unchecked multiplication

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The base64 encode function in curl before version 7.51.0 is prone to a buffer being under allocated in 32bit systems if it receives at least 1Gb as input via `CURLOPT_USERNAME`.

Find out more about CVE-2016-8617 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:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 3.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2018:2486 2018-08-16
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (httpd24-curl) RHSA-2018:3558 2018-11-13
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (httpd24-curl) RHSA-2018:3558 2018-11-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 curl Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 curl Will not fix
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

External References

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