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CVE-2016-9953

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Date: March 12, 2018

The verify_certificate function in lib/vtls/schannel.c in libcurl 7.30.0 through 7.51.0, when built for Windows CE using the schannel TLS backend, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information, cause a denial of service (crash), or possibly have unspecified other impact via a wildcard certificate name, which triggers an out-of-bounds read.

Language: C

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Severity Score

Weakness Type (CWE)

Out-of-bounds Read

CWE-125

Buffer Over-read

CWE-126

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CVSS v3

Base Score:
Attack Vector (AV): NETWORK
Attack Complexity (AC): LOW
Privilegs Required (PR): NONE
User Interaction (UI): NONE
Scope (S): UNCHANGED
Confidentiality (C): HIGH
Integrity (I): HIGH
Availability (A): HIGH

CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): NETWORK
Access Complexity (AC): LOW
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): PARTIAL
Integrity (I): PARTIAL
Availability (A): PARTIAL
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