CVE-2017-8817

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-11-29
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
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

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

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 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 Affected
.NET Core 2.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnet21-curl Affected
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore10-curl Affected
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore11-curl Affected

Acknowledgements

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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