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CVE-2018-16842 Detail

Current Description

Curl versions 7.14.1 through 7.61.1 are vulnerable to a heap-based buffer over-read in the tool_msgs.c:voutf() function that may result in information exposure and denial of service.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/31/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.2
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.4 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1042014 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16842 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2018-16842.html Patch Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/d530e92f59ae9bb2d47066c3c460b25d2ffeb211 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00005.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3805-1/ Third Party Advisory
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3805-2/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4331 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16842
NVD Published Date:
10/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2018