CVE-2022-27781

high

Description

libcurl provides the `CURLOPT_CERTINFO` option to allow applications torequest details to be returned about a server's certificate chain.Due to an erroneous function, a malicious server could make libcurl built withNSS get stuck in a never-ending busy-loop when trying to retrieve thatinformation.

References

https://hackerone.com/reports/1555441

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20220609-0009/

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5197

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2022/08/msg00017.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2022-06-02

Updated: 2022-10-25

Type: CWE-835

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH