#VU55145 Insufficiently protected credentials in cURL

Published: 2021-07-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU55145

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-22923


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: curl.haxx.se


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficiently protected credentials. A remote attacker can gain access to sensitive information on the target system.

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Vulnerable software versions

cURL: 7.27.0 - 7.77.0

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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.

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