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CVE-2016-2217 Detail

Current Description

The OpenSSL address implementation in Socat 1.7.3.0 and 2.0.0-b8 does not use a prime number for the DH, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain the shared secret.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/contrib/socat-secadv7.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/01/4 Mailing List Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/02/04/1 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-23

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-320 Key Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:1.7.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:dest-unreach:socat:2.0.0:b8:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-2217
NVD Published Date:
01/30/2017
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017