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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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/13/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8610
Original release date:
11/13/2017
Last revised:
01/11/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0286.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:0286
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0574.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:0574
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1415.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:1415
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1659.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:1659
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/224 Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20161024 CVE-2016-8610: SSL Death Alert: OpenSSL SSL/TLS SSL3_AL_WARNING undefined alert Remote DoS
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93841 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 93841
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037084 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1037084
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1413 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:1413
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1414 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:1414
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1658 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:1658
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1801 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:1801
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1802 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:1802
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2493 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:2493
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2494 External Source REDHAT RHSA-2017:2494
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8610 Issue Tracking External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8610
https://git.openssl.org/gitweb/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=af58be768ebb690f78530f796e92b8ae5c9a4401 Patch; Release Notes External Source CONFIRM https://git.openssl.org/gitweb/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=af58be768ebb690f78530f796e92b8ae5c9a4401
https://security.360.cn/cve/CVE-2016-8610/ Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://security.360.cn/cve/CVE-2016-8610/
https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:35.openssl.asc Third Party Advisory External Source FREEBSD FreeBSD-SA-16:35
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171130-0001/ External Source CONFIRM https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171130-0001/
https://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/87 External Source CONFIRM https://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/87
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3773 Third Party Advisory External Source DEBIAN DSA-3773

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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