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CVE-2017-2629 Detail

Current Description

curl before 7.53.0 has an incorrect TLS Certificate Status Request extension feature that asks for a fresh proof of the server's certificate's validity in the code that checks for a test success or failure. It ends up always thinking there's valid proof, even when there is none or if the server doesn't support the TLS extension in question. This could lead to users not detecting when a server's certificate goes invalid or otherwise be mislead that the server is in a better shape than it is in reality. This flaw also exists in the command line tool (--cert-status).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/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: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96382 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037871 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2017-2629 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20170222.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201703-04 Third Party Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-09 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-295 Improper Certificate 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)
7.53.0


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-2629
NVD Published Date:
07/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019