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CVE-2017-3204 Detail

Current Description

The Go SSH library (x/crypto/ssh) by default does not verify host keys, facilitating man-in-the-middle attacks. Default behavior changed in commit e4e2799 to require explicitly registering a hostkey verification mechanism.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97481 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bridge.grumpy-troll.org/2017/04/golang-ssh-security/ Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/golang/crypto/commit/e4e2799dd7aab89f583e1d898300d96367750991 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/golang/go/issues/19767 Third Party Advisory
https://godoc.org/golang.org/x/crypto/ssh Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues CERT/CC  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:golang:crypto:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
03-17-2017


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-3204
NVD Published Date:
04/04/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019