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CVE-2017-12872 Detail

Current Description

The (1) Htpasswd authentication source in the authcrypt module and (2) SimpleSAML_Session class in SimpleSAMLphp 1.14.11 and earlier allow remote attackers to conduct timing side-channel attacks by leveraging use of the standard comparison operator to compare secret material against user input.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.9 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/12/msg00007.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/06/msg00017.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://simplesamlphp.org/security/201703-01 Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:simplesamlphp:simplesamlphp:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.14.11

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12872
NVD Published Date:
09/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
05/13/2019