CVE-2018-1000120

Public on 2018-04-19
Modified on 2019-01-09
Description
It was found that libcurl did not safely parse FTP URLs when using the CURLOPT_FTP_FILEMETHOD method. An attacker, able to provide a specially crafted FTP URL to an application using libcurl, could write a NULL byte at an arbitrary location, resulting in a crash or an unspecified behavior.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
5.4
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 curl 2018-04-19 04:55 ALAS2-2018-995
Amazon Linux 2 nss-pem 2019-01-07 21:51 ALAS2-2019-1139
Amazon Linux 1 curl 2018-04-19 04:56 ALAS-2018-995

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 5.4 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H