CVE-2014-0016 Detail

Current Description

stunnel before 5.00, when using fork threading, does not properly update the state of the OpenSSL pseudo-random number generator (PRNG), which causes subsequent children with the same process ID to use the same entropy pool and allows remote attackers to obtain private keys for EC (ECDSA) or DSA certificates.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/05/1 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65964 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/attachment.cgi?id=870826&action=diff Patch 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1072180 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://www.stunnel.org/sdf_ChangeLog.html Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-332 Insufficient Entropy in PRNG cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-0016
NVD Published Date:
03/24/2014
NVD Last Modified:
01/26/2017
Source:
MITRE