Public Date:
1515760: CVE-2017-8817 curl: FTP wildcard out of bounds read

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The FTP wildcard function in curl and libcurl before 7.57.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a string that ends with an '[' character.

Find out more about CVE-2017-8817 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 3.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux httpd24-curl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 curl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 curl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 curl Not affected
.NET Core 2.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnet20-curl Under investigation
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore10-curl Under investigation
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore11-curl Under investigation


Red Hat would like to thank the Curl project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges the OSS-Fuzz project as the original reporter.

External References

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