Out-of-bounds Read

Affecting curl package, versions <7.51.0

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream curl package. See Remediation section below for Alpine:3.10 relevant versions.

The curl_getdate function in curl before version 7.51.0 is vulnerable to an out of bounds read if it receives an input with one digit short.

Remediation

Upgrade Alpine:3.10 curl to version 7.51.0 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.5
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    None
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
CVE
CVE-2016-8621
CWE
CWE-125
Snyk ID
SNYK-ALPINE310-CURL-454287
Disclosed
31 Jul, 2018
Published
27 Jun, 2018