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CVE-2016-8621 Detail

Current Description

The `curl_getdate` function in curl before version 7.51.0 is vulnerable to an out of bounds read if it receives an input with one digit short.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94101 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037192 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2486 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3558
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8621 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://curl.haxx.se/CVE-2016-8621.patch Patch Vendor Advisory
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161102G.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47 Third Party Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-21 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:haxx:curl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
7.51.0


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8621
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2018