CVE-2012-6702

MEDIUM

Description

Expat, when used in a parser that has not called XML_SetHashSalt or passed it a seed of 0, makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via vectors involving use of the srand function.

References

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3597

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/03/8

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/04/1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91483

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3010-1

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-21

https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-11-01.html

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-20

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-16

Modified: 2019-01-18

Type: CWE-310

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: MEDIUM