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CVE-2018-16875 Detail

Current Description

The crypto/x509 package of Go before 1.10.6 and 1.11.x before 1.11.3 does not limit the amount of work performed for each chain verification, which might allow attackers to craft pathological inputs leading to a CPU denial of service. Go TLS servers accepting client certificates and TLS clients are affected.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/14/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106230 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-16875 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://groups.google.com/forum/?pli=1#!topic/golang-announce/Kw31K8G7Fi0 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201812-09 Mitigation Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Certificate Validation (CWE-295)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-16875
NVD Published Date:
12/14/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/04/2019