The `curl_getdate` function in curl before version 7.51.0 is vulnerable to an out of bounds read if it receives an input with one digit short.
Published 2018-07-31 22:29:00
Updated 2018-11-13 11:29:05
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-8621

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.37%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 70 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-8621

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.6
2.9
Red Hat, Inc.
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
3.6
NIST
5.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N
3.9
1.4
Red Hat, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2016-8621

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2016-8621

Products affected by CVE-2016-8621

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