CVE-2018-1000300

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2018-05-16
CWE:
CWE-122
Bugzilla:
1575533: CVE-2018-1000300 curl: FTP shutdown response heap-based buffer overflow can potentially lead to RCE

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

curl version curl 7.54.1 to and including curl 7.59.0 contains a CWE-122: Heap-based Buffer Overflow vulnerability in denial of service and more that can result in curl might overflow a heap based memory buffer when closing down an FTP connection with very long server command replies.. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in curl < 7.54.1 and curl >= 7.60.0.

Find out more about CVE-2018-1000300 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 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux httpd24-curl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 curl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 curl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 curl Not affected
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 Not affected
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore10-curl Not affected
.NET Core 1.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-dotnetcore11-curl Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the Curl project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Dario Weisser as the original reporter.

External References

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