CVE-2016-7141

NameCVE-2016-7141
Descriptioncurl and libcurl before 7.50.2, when built with NSS and the libnsspem.so library is available at runtime, allow remote attackers to hijack the authentication of a TLS connection by leveraging reuse of a previously loaded client certificate from file for a connection for which no certificate has been set, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-5420.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-616-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs836918

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
curl (PTS)wheezy7.26.0-1+wheezy13vulnerable
wheezy (security)7.26.0-1+wheezy21fixed
jessie7.38.0-4+deb8u5vulnerable
jessie (security)7.38.0-4+deb8u6vulnerable
stretch7.52.1-5fixed
stretch (security)7.52.1-5+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid7.55.1-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
curlsource(unstable)7.51.0-1medium836918
curlsourcewheezy7.26.0-1+wheezy15mediumDLA-616-1

Notes

[jessie] - curl <no-dsa> (Minor issue, can be fixed in point release or next DSA; affects only NSS backend)
Only affects libcurl3-nss
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q3/419
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20160907.html

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