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CVE-2013-2566 Detail

Description

The RC4 algorithm, as used in the TLS protocol and SSL protocol, has many single-byte biases, which makes it easier for remote attackers to conduct plaintext-recovery attacks via statistical analysis of ciphertext in a large number of sessions that use the same plaintext.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/15/2013

Evaluator Description

The vulnerability is in the protocols and the vulnerable configurations contain a non-exhaustive list of products which likely use the protocols described in this vulnerability.

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2566
Original release date:
03/15/2013
Last revised:
01/18/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
5.9 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.2
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2013/03/attack-of-week-rc4-is-kind-of-broken-in.html External Source MISC http://blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2013/03/attack-of-week-rc4-is-kind-of-broken-in.html
http://cr.yp.to/talks/2013.03.12/slides.pdf External Source MISC http://cr.yp.to/talks/2013.03.12/slides.pdf
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705 External Source CONFIRM http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143039468003789&w=2 External Source HP SSRT102035
http://my.opera.com/securitygroup/blog/2013/03/20/on-the-precariousness-of-rc4 External Source CONFIRM http://my.opera.com/securitygroup/blog/2013/03/20/on-the-precariousness-of-rc4
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201406-19.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-201406-19
http://www.isg.rhul.ac.uk/tls/ External Source MISC http://www.isg.rhul.ac.uk/tls/
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-103.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-103.html
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/unified/1215/ External Source CONFIRM http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/unified/1215/
http://www.opera.com/security/advisory/1046 External Source CONFIRM http://www.opera.com/security/advisory/1046
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58796 External Source BID 58796
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2031-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2031-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2032-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2032-1
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05289935 External Source CONFIRM https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05289935
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05336888 External Source CONFIRM https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05336888
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201504-01

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