CVE-2016-9594

MEDIUM

Description

curl before version 7.52.1 is vulnerable to an uninitialized random in libcurl's internal function that returns a good 32bit random value. Having a weak or virtually non-existent random value makes the operations that use it vulnerable.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95094

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037528

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9594

https://curl.haxx.se/docs/adv_20161223.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-47

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2017-04

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-04-23

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-665

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.2

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:haxx:curl:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
700170Mac OS X 10.x < 10.12.6 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
101957macOS and Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2017-003)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
97726Tenable SecurityCenter 5.x < 5.4.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (TNS-2017-04) (httpoxy)NessusMisc.
medium
96644GLSA-201701-47 : cURL: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
96120FreeBSD : cURL -- uninitialized random vulnerability (c40ca16c-4d9f-4d70-8b6c-4d53aeb8ead4)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
medium