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CVE-2016-5420 Detail

Description

curl and libcurl before 7.50.1 do not check the client certificate when choosing the TLS connection to reuse, which might allow remote attackers to hijack the authentication of the connection by leveraging a previously created connection with a different client certificate.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/10/2016

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
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00094.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2575.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2957.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3638 Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2018-4428296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92309
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036537
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036739
http://www.slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2016&m=slackware-security.563059
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3048-1
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3558
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20160803B.html Mitigation Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/GLPXQQKURBQFM4XM6645VRPTOE2AWG33/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/K3GQH4V3XAQ5Z53AMQRDEC3C3UHTW7QR/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01.html
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-18

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5420
NVD Published Date:
08/10/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/13/2018