CVE-2016-8610 Detail

Current Description

A denial of service flaw was found in OpenSSL 0.9.8, 1.0.1, 1.0.2 through 1.0.2h, and 1.1.0 in the way the TLS/SSL protocol defined processing of ALERT packets during a connection handshake. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an excessive amount of CPU and fail to accept connections from other clients.


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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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0286.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0574.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1415.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1659.html Third Party Advisory 
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/224 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93841 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037084 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1413 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1414 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1658 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1801 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1802 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2493 Third Party Advisory 
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2494 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8610 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://git.openssl.org/gitweb/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=af58be768ebb690f78530f796e92b8ae5c9a4401 Patch  Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://security.360.cn/cve/CVE-2016-8610/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:35.openssl.asc Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171130-0001/ Third Party Advisory 
https://security.paloaltonetworks.com/CVE-2016-8610
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03897en_us Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3773 Third Party 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.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Red Hat, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8610
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2020
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.