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CVE-2016-8615

Published: 2 November 2016

A flaw was found in curl before version 7.51. If cookie state is written into a cookie jar file that is later read back and used for subsequent requests, a malicious HTTP server can inject new cookies for arbitrary domains into said cookie jar.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
curl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (7.51.0)
precise
Released (7.22.0-3ubuntu4.17)
trusty
Released (7.35.0-1ubuntu2.10)
xenial
Released (7.47.0-1ubuntu2.2)
yakkety
Released (7.50.1-1ubuntu1.1)
zesty
Released (7.50.1-1ubuntu2)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact High
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N