CVE-2016-6305

Published on: 09/26/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:11 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Openssl from Openssl contain the following vulnerability:

The ssl3_read_bytes function in record/rec_layer_s3.c in OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering a zero-length record in an SSL_peek call.

  • CVE-2016-6305 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Vendor Advisory
www.openssl.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160922.txt
Oracle Critical Patch Update - January 2018 www.oracle.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
Oracle Critical Patch Update - April 2018 www.oracle.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2018-3678067.html
Oracle Critical Patch Update - October 2016 www.oracle.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html
OpenSSL: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201612-16) — Gentoo security security.gentoo.org
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URL Logo GENTOO GLSA-201612-16
[R5] Nessus 6.9 Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities - Security Advisory | Tenable Network Security www.tenable.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-16
OpenSSL SSL_peek() Bug Lets Remote Authenticated Users Cause the Target Service to Hang - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1036879
SA132 : OpenSSL Vulnerabilities 22-Sep-2016 and 26-Sep-2016 bto.bluecoat.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa132
OpenSSL 1.1.0 hangs (CPU pegged) when SSL_peek is used with TLSv1 · Issue #1563 · openssl/openssl · GitHub Exploit
Issue Tracking
github.com
text/x-c
URL Logo CONFIRM github.com/openssl/openssl/issues/1563
git.openssl.org Git - openssl.git/commit Issue Tracking
git.openssl.org
text/xml
URL Logo CONFIRM git.openssl.org/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=63658103d4441924f8dbfc517b99bb54758a98b9
[R2] PVS 5.2.0 Fixes Multiple Third-party Library Vulnerabilities - Security Advisory | Tenable Network Security www.tenable.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-20
OpenSSL CVE-2016-6305 Denial of Service Vulnerability cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 93149
Juniper Networks - 2016-10 Security Bulletin: OpenSSL security updates kb.juniper.net
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URL Logo CONFIRM kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10759
IBM Security Bulletin: Vulnerabilities in OpenSSL, OpenVPN and GNU glibc affect IBM Security Virtual Server Protection for VMware - United States web.archive.org
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Inactive LinkNot Archived
URL Logo CONFIRM www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995039
Oracle Critical Patch Update - July 2017 www.oracle.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
[R1] LCE 4.8.2 Fixes Multiple Third-party Library Vulnerabilities - Security Advisory | Tenable Network Security www.tenable.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-21
Oracle Critical Patch Update - October 2017 www.oracle.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationOpensslOpenssl1.1.0AllAllAll
ApplicationOpensslOpenssl1.1.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:openssl:openssl:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: