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CVE-2016-9594 Detail

Current Description

curl before version 7.52.1 is vulnerable to an uninitialized random in libcurl's internal function that returns a good 32bit random value. Having a weak or virtually non-existent random value makes the operations that use it vulnerable.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95094 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037528 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9594 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161223.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47 Third Party Advisory
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-04 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-665 Improper Initialization NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:haxx:curl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
7.52.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9594
NVD Published Date:
04/23/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019