Out-of-Bounds

Affecting curl package, versions <7.38.0-4+deb8u13

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Overview

curl before version 7.52.0 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when doing a large floating point output in libcurl's implementation of the printf() functions. If there are any application that accepts a format string from the outside without necessary input filtering, it could allow remote attacks.

References

CVSS Score

8.1
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    High
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2016-9586
CWE
CWE-119 CWE-122
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-CURL-358896
Disclosed
23 Apr, 2018
Published
23 Apr, 2018