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CVE-2017-13089 Detail

Current Description

The http.c:skip_short_body() function is called in some circumstances, such as when processing redirects. When the response is sent chunked in wget before 1.19.2, the chunk parser uses strtol() to read each chunk's length, but doesn't check that the chunk length is a non-negative number. The code then tries to skip the chunk in pieces of 512 bytes by using the MIN() macro, but ends up passing the negative chunk length to connect.c:fd_read(). As fd_read() takes an int argument, the high 32 bits of the chunk length are discarded, leaving fd_read() with a completely attacker controlled length argument.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/27/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/wget.git/commit/?id=d892291fb8ace4c3b734ea5125770989c215df3f Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4008 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101592 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039661 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3075
https://github.com/r1b/CVE-2017-13089 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201711-06 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://www.synology.com/support/security/Synology_SA_17_62_Wget
https://www.viestintavirasto.fi/en/cybersecurity/vulnerabilities/2017/haavoittuvuus-2017-037.html Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-13089
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/29/2017