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CVE-2016-6305 Detail

Current Description

The ssl3_read_bytes function in record/rec_layer_s3.c in OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering a zero-length record in an SSL_peek call.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10759
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2018-3678067.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93149
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036879
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995039
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa132
https://git.openssl.org/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=63658103d4441924f8dbfc517b99bb54758a98b9 Issue Tracking
https://github.com/openssl/openssl/issues/1563 Exploit Issue Tracking
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-16
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160922.txt Vendor Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-16
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-20
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-21

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6305
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/19/2018