haxx.se cURL 7.26.0/7.27.0/7.28.0/7.28.1 lib/curl_sasl.c Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in haxx.se cURL 7.26.0/7.27.0/7.28.0/7.28.1 (Network Utility Software). It has been declared as very critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message of the file lib/curl_sasl.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 02/06/2013 by Volema as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at curl.haxx.se. The public release was coordinated with haxx.se. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-0249 since 12/06/2012. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/04/2021).

A public exploit has been developed by Volema in Python and been published immediately after the advisory. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at i.volema.com. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 72053 (GLSA-201401-14 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 7.29.0 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at curl.haxx.se. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at curl.haxx.se. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 57842), Secunia (SA52103), SecurityTracker (ID 1028093) and Tenable (72053). Additional details are provided at nakedsecurity.sophos.com. Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 10905.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.0

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: Volema
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Nessus ID: 72053
Nessus Name: GLSA-201401-14 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 866064
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for curl FEDORA-2013-11574
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Upgrade: cURL 7.29.0
Patch: curl.haxx.se


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Advisory: curl.haxx.se
Researcher: Volema
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-0249 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 57842 - cURL/libcURL 'Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message()' Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Secunia: 52103 - cURL / libcURL "Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message()" Buffer Overflow Vulnerabi, Highly Critical
SecurityTracker: 1028093 - cURL Buffer Overflow in Curl_sasl_create_digest_md5_message() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
OSVDB: 89988

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 02/11/2013 02:04 PM
Updated: 05/04/2021 03:19 PM
Changes: (2) source_nessus_risk vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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Committer: olku


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