CVE-2012-0036

NameCVE-2012-0036
Descriptioncurl and libcurl 7.2x before 7.24.0 do not properly consider special characters during extraction of a pathname from a URL, which allows remote attackers to conduct data-injection attacks via a crafted URL, as demonstrated by a CRLF injection attack on the (1) IMAP, (2) POP3, or (3) SMTP protocol.
SourceCVE (at NVD; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2398-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
curl (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy7.26.0-1+wheezy13fixed
jessie (security), jessie7.38.0-4+deb8u3fixed
stretch, sid7.47.0-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
curlsource(unstable)7.24.0-1high
curlsourcelenny7.18.2-8lenny6highDSA-2398-1
curlsourcesqueeze7.21.0-2.1+squeeze1highDSA-2398-1

Notes

[lenny] - curl <not-affected> (Only affects 7.20.0 to 7.23.1)
http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20120124.html

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