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CVE-2017-2801 Detail

Current Description

A programming error exists in a way Randombit Botan cryptographic library version 2.0.1 implements x500 string comparisons which could lead to certificate verification issues and abuse. A specially crafted X509 certificate would need to be delivered to the client or server application in order to trigger this vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://talosintelligence.com/vulnerability_reports/TALOS-2017-0294 Exploit Mitigation Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3939
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98106 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:botan_project:botan:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-2801
NVD Published Date:
05/24/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/03/2017