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CVE-2016-8624 Detail

Current Description

curl before version 7.51.0 doesn't parse the authority component of the URL correctly when the host name part ends with a '#' character, and could instead be tricked into connecting to a different host. This may have security implications if you for example use an URL parser that follows the RFC to check for allowed domains before using curl to request them.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/31/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

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://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94103 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://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8624 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161102J.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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:haxx:curl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (excluding) 7.51.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8624
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/16/2018