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Investigating Reported Vulnerabilities: A Closer Look!

In vulnerability scanners or penetration testing reports, you might come across statements like “Service version x.y.z is vulnerable to CVE-YYYY-ABCD." However, it’s essential to delve deeper to confirm the actual vulnerability. Let’s consider a real example: We received a vulnerability report indicating a vulnerability ( CVE-2023-23916 ) in curl v7.74.0 within the Debian 11 environment. The CVE documentation mentions: Affected versions: curl 7.57.0 to and including 7.87.0 At first glance, it appears that v7....

July 30, 2023 · 2 min · Kumar Ashwin