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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-9586

curl before version 7.52.0 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when doing a large floating point output in libcurl's implementation of the printf() functions. If there are any application that accepts a format string from the outside without necessary input filtering, it could allow remote attacks.
Publish Date : 2018-04-23 Last Update Date : 2021-06-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Overflow
CWE ID 122

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-9586

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Haxx Curl * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Haxx Curl 1

- References For CVE-2016-9586

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.bookkeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [bookkeeper-issues] 20210629 [GitHub] [bookkeeper] padma81 opened a new issue #2746: Security Vulnerabilities in CentOS 7 image, Upgrade image to CentOS 8
https://github.com/curl/curl/commit/curl-7_51_0-162-g3ab3c16 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037515
SECTRACK 1037515
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95019
BID 95019 cURL/libcURL CVE-2016-9586 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2017-03-29
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Cissues.bookkeeper.apache.org%3E
MLIST [bookkeeper-issues] 20210628 [GitHub] [bookkeeper] padma81 opened a new issue #2746: Security Vulnerabilities in CentOS 7 image, Upgrade image to CentOS 8
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3558
REDHAT RHSA-2018:3558
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html CONFIRM
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00005.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20181106 [SECURITY] [DLA 1568-1] curl security update
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47
GENTOO GLSA-201701-47
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9586
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161221A.html CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-9586

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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