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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   curl Vendors:   curl.haxx.se
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) curl RTSP Response Processing Flaw in Curl_http_readwrite_headers() Lets Remote Users Deny Service or Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040981
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040981
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1000301   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 25 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.20.0 - 7.59.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in curl. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote server can return a specially crafted RTSP response to cause the Curl_http_readwrite_headers() function to read beyond the buffer and disclose potentially sensitive information or cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

The vendor was notified on March 24, 2018.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

The Ubuntu advisory is available at:

https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3598-2

Vendor URL:  usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3598-2 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  12.04 ESM

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May 17 2018 curl RTSP Response Processing Flaw in Curl_http_readwrite_headers() Lets Remote Users Deny Service or Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information



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