Out-of-bounds Write

Affecting curl package, versions <7.51.0

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Overview

The base64 encode function in curl before version 7.51.0 is prone to a buffer being under allocated in 32bit systems if it receives at least 1Gb as input via CURLOPT_USERNAME.

References

CVSS Score

7.0
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-8617
CWE
CWE-787
Snyk ID
SNYK-ALPINE310-CURL-455122
Disclosed
31 Jul, 2018
Published
27 Jun, 2018