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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
Description Last Modified:  11/13/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0286.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1415.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1659.html
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
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1414
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1658
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1801
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1802
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2493
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2494
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8610 Issue Tracking
https://git.openssl.org/gitweb/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=af58be768ebb690f78530f796e92b8ae5c9a4401 Patch Release Notes
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/
https://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/87
https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03897en_us
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3773 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:0.9.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2:beta1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2:beta2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2:beta3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2a:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2d:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2f:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2g:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.0.2h:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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-2016-8610
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2018