CVE-2016-2166 Detail

Current Description

The (1) proton.reactor.Connector, (2) proton.reactor.Container, and (3) proton.utils.BlockingConnection classes in Apache Qpid Proton before 0.12.1 improperly use an unencrypted connection for an amqps URI scheme when SSL support is unavailable, which might allow man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain sensitive information or modify data via unspecified vectors.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/182414.html Third Party Advisory 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/136403/Apache-Qpid-Proton-0.12.0-SSL-Failure.html Third Party Advisory 
http://qpid.apache.org/releases/qpid-proton-0.12.1/release-notes.html Patch  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/537864/100/0/threaded
https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=qpid-proton.git;h=a058585
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PROTON-1157 Issue Tracking 
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/914424e4d798a340f523b6169aaf39b626971d9bb00fcdeb1d5d6c0d@%3Ccommits.qpid.apache.org%3E

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2166
NVD Published Date:
04/12/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/23/2019
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.