CVE-2016-4802

Published on: 06/24/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:58 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Curl from Haxx contain the following vulnerability:

Multiple untrusted search path vulnerabilities in cURL and libcurl before 7.49.1, when built with SSPI or telnet is enabled, allow local users to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse (1) security.dll, (2) secur32.dll, or (3) ws2_32.dll in the application or current working directory.

  • CVE-2016-4802 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.9 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
curl - Windows DLL hijacking Vendor Advisory
curl.haxx.se
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20160530.html
cURL DLL Loading Error Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036008
cURL CVE-2016-4802 DLL Loading Local Code Execution Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 90997

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationHaxxCurlAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:haxx:curl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: