CVE-2016-6885

NVD - CVE-2016-6885

CVE-2016-6885 Detail

Current Description

The pstm_exptmod function in MatrixSSL before 3.8.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid free and crash) via a base zero value for the modular exponentiation.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.matrixssl.org/blog/releases/matrixssl_3_8_4 Patch  Vendor Advisory 
https://blog.fuzzing-project.org/51-Fun-with-Bignums-Crashing-MatrixSSL-and-more.html Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6885
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2017
Source:
MITRE