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CVE-2017-16853 Detail

Current Description

The DynamicMetadataProvider class in saml/saml2/metadata/impl/DynamicMetadataProvider.cpp in OpenSAML-C in OpenSAML before 2.6.1 fails to properly configure itself with the MetadataFilter plugins and does not perform critical security checks such as signature verification, enforcement of validity periods, and other checks specific to deployments, aka CPPOST-105.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/16/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101898 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugs.debian.org/881856 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://git.shibboleth.net/view/?p=cpp-opensaml.git;a=commit;h=6182b0acf2df670e75423c2ed7afe6950ef11c9d Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/11/msg00024.html
https://shibboleth.net/community/advisories/secadv_20171115.txt Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-4039 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature (CWE-347)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:shibboleth:opensaml:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.6.1

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-16853
NVD Published Date:
11/16/2017
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018