CVE-2016-0798 Detail

Current Description

Memory leak in the SRP_VBASE_get_by_user implementation in OpenSSL 1.0.1 before 1.0.1s and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2g allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by providing an invalid username in a connection attempt, related to apps/s_server.c and crypto/srp/srp_vfy.c.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10759
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00001.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00002.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00006.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00009.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00010.html
http://openssl.org/news/secadv/20160301.txt Vendor Advisory 
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160302-openssl
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3500
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2016v3-2985753.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2016-2881720.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinapr2016-2952098.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/83705
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91787
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035133
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2914-1
https://git.openssl.org/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=259b664f950c2ba66fbf4b0fe5281327904ead21
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03741en_us
https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA40168
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:12.openssl.asc
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-15
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160301.txt

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0798
NVD Published Date:
03/03/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/20/2017
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.