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CVE-2007-3564 Detail


libcurl 7.14.0 through 7.16.3, when built with GnuTLS support, does not check SSL/TLS certificate expiration or activation dates, which allows remote attackers to bypass certain access restrictions.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/18/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/20/2007)

Not vulnerable. The curl packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 2.1, 3, 4 and 5 are not linked against the gnutls library.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC External Source DEBIAN DSA-1333 External Source BID 24938 External Source TRUSTIX 2007-0023 Patch External Source UBUNTU USN-484-1 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-2551 External Source XF libcurl-gnutls-weak-security(35479)

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