CVE-2015-3144

NameCVE-2015-3144
DescriptionThe fix_hostname function in cURL and libcurl 7.37.0 through 7.41.0 does not properly calculate an index, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read or write and crash) or possibly have other unspecified impact via a zero-length host name, as demonstrated by "http://:80" and ":80."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
curl (PTS)wheezy7.26.0-1+wheezy13fixed
wheezy (security)7.26.0-1+wheezy23fixed
jessie (security), jessie7.38.0-4+deb8u8fixed
stretch (security), stretch7.52.1-5+deb9u3fixed
buster, sid7.57.0-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
curlsource(unstable)7.42.0-1high
curlsourcejessie7.38.0-4+deb8u1high
curlsourcesqueeze(not affected)
curlsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - curl <not-affected> (Affects 7.37.0 to and including 7.41.0)
[squeeze] - curl <not-affected> (Affects 7.37.0 to and including 7.41.0)
http://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20150422D.html

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