CVE-2017-7407

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2017-04-04
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1439190: CVE-2017-7407 curl: --write-out out of bounds read

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ourWriteOut function in tool_writeout.c in curl 7.53.1 might allow physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory in opportunistic circumstances by reading a workstation screen during use of a --write-out argument ending in a '%' character, which leads to a heap-based buffer over-read.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7407 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 1.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Physical
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
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 curl Will not fix
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

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