CVE-2013-3587 Detail

Current Description

The HTTPS protocol, as used in unspecified web applications, can encrypt compressed data without properly obfuscating the length of the unencrypted data, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain plaintext secret values by observing length differences during a series of guesses in which a string in an HTTP request URL potentially matches an unknown string in an HTTP response body, aka a "BREACH" attack, a different issue than CVE-2012-4929.


View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


NVD Analysts use publicly available information to associate vector strings and CVSS scores. We also display any CVSS information provided within the CVE List from the CNA.

Note: NVD Analysts have published a CVSS score for this CVE based on publicly available information at the time of analysis. The CNA has not provided a score within the CVE List.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://breachattack.com/ Third Party Advisory 
http://github.com/meldium/breach-mitigation-rails Third Party Advisory 
http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/20406/is-http-compression-safe#20407 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
http://slashdot.org/story/13/08/05/233216 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.iacr.org/cryptodb/archive/2002/FSE/3091/3091.pdf Third Party Advisory 
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/987798 Third Party Advisory  US Government Resource 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=995168 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://hackerone.com/reports/254895 Exploit  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r7f0e9cfd166934172d43ca4c272b8bdda4a343036229d9937affd1e1@%3Cdev.httpd.apache.org%3E
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K14634 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.blackhat.com/us-13/briefings.html#Prado Third Party Advisory 
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2013/aug/06/breach-and-django/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

CPEs loading, please wait.

Denotes Vulnerable Software
Are we missing a CPE here? Please let us know.

Change History

2 change records found show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-3587
NVD Published Date:
02/21/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/09/2021
Source:
CERT/CC