Vulnerability identifier: #VU29292
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
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.
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Vulnerable software versions
cURL: 7.62.0, 7.63.0, 7.64.0, 7.64.1, 7.65.0, 7.65.1, 7.65.2, 7.65.3, 7.66.0, 7.67.0, 7.68.0, 7.69.0, 7.69.1, 7.70.0
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.