CVE-2016-8610

MEDIUM

Description

A denial of service flaw was found in OpenSSL 0.9.8, 1.0.1, 1.0.2 through 1.0.2h, and 1.1.0 in the way the TLS/SSL protocol defined processing of ALERT packets during a connection handshake. A remote attacker could use this flaw to make a TLS/SSL server consume an excessive amount of CPU and fail to accept connections from other clients.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0286.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0574.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1415.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1659.html

http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2016/q4/224

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93841

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037084

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1413

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1414

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1658

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1801

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1802

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2493

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2494

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8610

https://git.openssl.org/gitweb/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=af58be768ebb690f78530f796e92b8ae5c9a4401

https://security.360.cn/cve/CVE-2016-8610/

https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-16:35.openssl.asc

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20171130-0001/

https://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/87

https://support.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03897en_us

https://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3773

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2019-5072835.html

https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-13

Updated: 2019-07-23

Type: CWE-400

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH