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CVE-2017-16007 Detail

Current Description

node-jose is a JavaScript implementation of the JSON Object Signing and Encryption (JOSE) for current web browsers and node.js-based servers. node-jose earlier than version 0.9.3 is vulnerable to an invalid curve attack. This allows an attacker to recover the private secret key when JWE with Key Agreement with Elliptic Curve Diffie-Hellman Ephemeral Static (ECDH-ES) is used.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/04/2018
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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
http://blog.intothesymmetry.com/2017/03/critical-vulnerability-in-json-web.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://gist.github.com/asanso/fa25685348051ef6a28d49aa0f27a4ae Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/cisco/node-jose Third Party Advisory
https://nodesecurity.io/advisories/324 Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)
  • Key Management Errors (CWE-320)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16007
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
07/23/2018