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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
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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:N/I:H/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:N/I:L/A:N

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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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3558
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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation 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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8624
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2018