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CVE-2016-10743 Detail

Current Description

hostapd before 2.6 does not prevent use of the low-quality PRNG that is reached by an os_random() function call.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/23/2019
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (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): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/03/msg00035.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3944-1/
https://w1.fi/cgit/hostap/commit/?id=98a516eae8260e6fd5c48ddecf8d006285da7389 Patch Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Insufficient Entropy in PRNG (CWE-332)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:w1.fi:hostapd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.6


Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10743
NVD Published Date:
03/23/2019
NVD Last Modified:
04/10/2019