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CVE-2016-3739 Detail

Description

The (1) mbed_connect_step1 function in lib/vtls/mbedtls.c and (2) polarssl_connect_step1 function in lib/vtls/polarssl.c in cURL and libcurl before 7.49.0, when using SSLv3 or making a TLS connection to a URL that uses a numerical IP address, allow remote attackers to spoof servers via an arbitrary valid certificate.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2024/03/27/4
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90726
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035907
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.495349
https://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2016-3739.patch Vendor Advisory 
https://curl.haxx.se/changes.html#7_49_0
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20160518.html Vendor Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05320149
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05390722
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3739
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/01/2024
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.