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OpenSUSE Linux update for curl



Published: 2020-06-30
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE ID CVE-2020-8169
CVE-2020-8177
CWE ID CWE-200
CWE-644
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Novell

Security Advisory

1) Information disclosure

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8169

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to cURL sends a DNS query with the provided credentials for HTTP authentication when processing redirects. A remote attacker that controls a DNS server can gain access to HTTP authenticated credentials.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.2

CPE External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-06/msg00058.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Improper Neutralization of HTTP Headers for Scripting Syntax

Severity: Low

CVSSv3: 3.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-8177

CWE-ID: CWE-644 - Improper Neutralization of HTTP Headers for Scripting Syntax

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to overwrite files on the victim's system.

The vulnerability exists due to a logical error when processing Content-Disposition: HTTP response header in curl when executed with the -J flag and -i flags in the same command line. A remote attacker can trick the victim to run a specially crafted curl command against a malicious website and overwrite files on the user's system.

Mitigation

Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.2

CPE External links

https://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-06/msg00058.html

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.