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CVE-2016-9586 Detail

Current Description

curl before version 7.52.0 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when doing a large floating point output in libcurl's implementation of the printf() functions. If there are any application that accepts a format string from the outside without necessary input filtering, it could allow remote attacks.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/23/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95019 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037515 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3558
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9586 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161221A.html Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/curl-7_51_0-162-g3ab3c16 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00005.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47 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) 7.52.0

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9586
NVD Published Date:
04/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2018