NA

CVE-2021-22923

Vulnerability Summary

A flaw was found in curl in the way curl handles credentials when downloading content using the Metalink feature. This flaw allows malicious actors controlling a hosting server to gain access to credentials provided while downloading content without the user's knowledge. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality.

Most Upvoted Vulmon Research Post

There is no Researcher post for this vulnerability
Would you like to share something about it? Sign up now to share your knowledge with the community.

Vulnerability Trend

Vendor Advisories

A flaw was found in curl in the way curl handles credentials when downloading content using the Metalink feature This flaw allows malicious actors controlling a hosting server to gain access to credentials provided while downloading content without the user's knowledge The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality ...
A security issue has been found in curl before version 7780 When curl is instructed to get content using the metalink feature, and a user name and password are used to download the metalink XML file, those same credentials are then subsequently passed on to each of the servers from which curl will download or try to download the contents from; of ...
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202107-59 ========================================== Severity: Medium Date : 2021-07-21 CVE-ID : CVE-2021-22922 CVE-2021-22923 CVE-2021-22924 CVE-2021-22925 Package : curl Type : multiple issues Remote : Yes Link : securityarchlinuxorg/AVG-2194 Summary ======= The package curl before version ...

Mailing Lists

Metalink download sends credentials =================================== Project curl Security Advisory, July 21th 2021 - [Permalink](curlse/docs/CVE-2021-22923html) VULNERABILITY ------------- When curl is instructed to get content using the metalink feature, and a user name and password are used to download the metalink XML file, thos ...