CVE-2016-2176

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-05-03
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1331563: CVE-2016-2176 openssl: EBCDIC overread in X509_NAME_oneline()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The X509_NAME_oneline function in crypto/x509/x509_obj.c in OpenSSL before 1.0.1t and 1.0.2 before 1.0.2h allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process stack memory or cause a denial of service (buffer over-read) via crafted EBCDIC ASN.1 data.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2176 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl096b Not affected

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Guido Vranken as the original reporter.

External References

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