CVE-2023-27534

high

Description

A path traversal vulnerability exists in curl <8.0.0 SFTP implementation causes the tilde (~) character to be wrongly replaced when used as a prefix in the first path element, in addition to its intended use as the first element to indicate a path relative to the user's home directory. Attackers can exploit this flaw to bypass filtering or execute arbitrary code by crafting a path like /~2/foo while accessing a server with a specific user.

References

https://hackerone.com/reports/1892351

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/36NBD5YLJXXEDZLDGNFCERWRYJQ6LAQW/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202310-12

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20230420-0012/

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2023-03-30

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Severity: High