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CVE-2017-8817 Detail

Current Description

The FTP wildcard function in curl and libcurl before 7.57.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a string that ends with an '[' character.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/29/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-8817
Original release date:
11/29/2017
Last revised:
02/03/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
9.8 Critical
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=162 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://security.cucumberlinux.com/security/details.php?id=162
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102057 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 102057
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039897 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039897
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_2017-ae72.html Mitigation; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_2017-ae72.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00040.html External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20171130 [SECURITY] [DLA 1195-1] curl security update
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201712-04 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201712-04
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4051 Third Party Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-4051

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