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CVE-2016-0755 Detail

Description

The ConnectionExists function in lib/url.c in libcurl before 7.47.0 does not properly re-use NTLM-authenticated proxy connections, which might allow remote attackers to authenticate as other users via a request, a similar issue to CVE-2014-0015.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/29/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.3 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.4
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20160127A.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176546.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177342.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/177383.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176413.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-02/msg00047.html
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135695/Slackware-Security-Advisory-curl-Updates.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3455
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82307
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034882
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.519965
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2882-1
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47
https://support.apple.com/HT207170

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0755
NVD Published Date:
01/29/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018