CVE-2016-9952

NameCVE-2016-9952
DescriptionThe verify_certificate function in lib/vtls/schannel.c in libcurl 7.30.0 through 7.51.0, when built for Windows CE using the schannel TLS backend, makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct man-in-the-middle attacks via a crafted wildcard SAN in a server certificate, as demonstrated by "*.com."
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
curl (PTS)stretch7.52.1-5+deb9u10fixed
stretch (security)7.52.1-5+deb9u16fixed
buster, buster (security)7.64.0-4+deb10u2fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye7.74.0-1.3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
curlsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- curl <not-affected> (Windows CE specific issue)
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161221B.html

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