#VU64684 Incorrect default permissions in cURL

Published: 2022-06-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64684

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32207


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: curl.haxx.se


The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect default permissions set to cookies, alt-svc and hsts data stored in local files. A local user with ability to read such files can gain access to potentially sensitive information.

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Vulnerable software versions

cURL: 7.69.0 - 7.83.1

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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

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