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CVE-2016-10195 Detail

Current Description

The name_parse function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving the label_len variable, which triggers an out-of-bounds stack read.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3789 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/31/17 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/02/02/7 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96014 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038320
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1104
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1106
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1201
https://github.com/libevent/libevent/blob/release-2.1.6-beta/ChangeLog Release Notes Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/libevent/libevent/commit/96f64a022014a208105ead6c8a7066018449d86d Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/libevent/libevent/issues/317 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201705-01

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:libevent_project:libevent:*:beta:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2.1.5

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10195
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018