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CVE-2016-6306 Detail

Current Description

The certificate parser in OpenSSL before 1.0.1u and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2i might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted certificate operations, related to s3_clnt.c and s3_srvr.c.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-09/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-09/msg00023.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-09/msg00024.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-09/msg00031.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-10/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-10/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-10/msg00012.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-10/msg00013.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-10/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-10/msg00029.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2017-10/msg00010.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2017-10/msg00011.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2018-02/msg00032.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1940.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Jul/31
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995039
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3673
http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20170322-01-openssl-en
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.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2016-3090545.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/ovmbulletinoct2016-3090547.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93153
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036885
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3087-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3087-2
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2185
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2186
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2187
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa132
https://git.openssl.org/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=52e623c4cb06fffa9d5e75c60b34b4bc130b12e9 Issue Tracking 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-c05302448
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05302448 Third Party Advisory 
https://kb.pulsesecure.net/articles/Pulse_Security_Advisories/SA40312
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10215
https://nodejs.org/en/blog/vulnerability/september-2016-security-releases/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:26.openssl.asc
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-16
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K90492697
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03856en_us
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03856en_us
https://www.arista.com/en/support/advisories-notices/security-advisories/1749-security-advisory-24
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160922.txt Vendor Advisory 
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2020.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujul2020.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2019-5072835.html
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-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6306
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/17/2021
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.