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CVE-2017-7407 Detail

Current Description

The ourWriteOut function in tool_writeout.c in curl 7.53.1 might allow physically proximate attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory in opportunistic circumstances by reading a workstation screen during use of a --write-out argument ending in a '%' character, which leads to a heap-based buffer over-read.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/03/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.4 LOW
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 0.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3558
https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/1890d59905414ab84a35892b2e45833654aa5c13 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-14

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:haxx:curl:7.53.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-7407
NVD Published Date:
04/03/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2018