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CVE-2013-2566 Detail

Current 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
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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.

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
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
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143039468003789&w=2
http://my.opera.com/securitygroup/blog/2013/03/20/on-the-precariousness-of-rc4
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201406-19.xml
http://www.isg.rhul.ac.uk/tls/
http://www.mozilla.org/security/announce/2013/mfsa2013-103.html
http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/unified/1215/
http://www.opera.com/security/advisory/1046
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58796
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2031-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2032-1
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
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201504-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:oracle:sparc-opl_service_processor
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Up to (including)
1121

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_application_server
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 cpe:/a:jboss:jboss_enterprise_application_server
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:iis
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 cpe:/a:oracle:glassfish
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 cpe:/a:sun:glassfish_enterprise_server
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:apple:safari
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 cpe:/a:google:chrome:-
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:ie
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 cpe:/a:mozilla:firefox
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 cpe:/a:opera:opera_browser:-
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-2566
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2013
NVD Last Modified:
01/18/2018