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CVE-2015-6251 Detail

Description

Double free vulnerability in GnuTLS before 3.3.17 and 3.4.x before 3.4.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a long DistinguishedName (DN) entry in a certificate.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/24/2015

Evaluator Description

CWE-415: Double Free

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-September/165286.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00001.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3334
http://www.gnutls.org/security.html#GNUTLS-SA-2015-3 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/10/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/17/6
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76267
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033226
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1251902
https://gitlab.com/gnutls/gnutls/commit/272854367efc130fbd4f1a51840d80c630214e12

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6251
NVD Published Date:
08/24/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/23/2016