CVE-2016-6308 Detail

Current Description

statem/statem_dtls.c in the DTLS implementation in OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0a allocates memory before checking for an excessive length, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via crafted DTLS messages.


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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://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995039
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/93151
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036885
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa132
https://git.openssl.org/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=df6b5e29ffea2d5a3e08de92fb765fdb21c7a21e Issue Tracking 
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-399 Resource Management Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6308
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2016
NVD Last Modified:
04/19/2018
Source:
MITRE