CVE-2019-5443

MEDIUM

Description

A non-privileged user or program can put code and a config file in a known non-privileged path (under C:/usr/local/) that will make curl <= 7.65.1 automatically run the code (as an openssl "engine") on invocation. If that curl is invoked by a privileged user it can do anything it wants.

References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/06/24/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/108881

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/CVE-2019-5443.html

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20191017-0002/

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-07-02

Updated: 2020-10-20

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH