CVE-2018-0500

Published: 11 July 2018

Curl_smtp_escape_eob in lib/smtp.c in curl 7.54.1 to and including curl 7.60.0 has a heap-based buffer overflow that might be exploitable by an attacker who can control the data that curl transmits over SMTP with certain settings (i.e., use of a nonstandard --limit-rate argument or CURLOPT_BUFFERSIZE value).

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
curl
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (7.58.0-2ubuntu3.2)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(7.47.0-1ubuntu2.8)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(7.47.0-1ubuntu2.8)

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
introduced by:
https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/e40e9d7f0decc79
curl 7.54.1 to and including curl 7.60.0

References