CVE-2016-2182

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-08-16
CWE:
CWE-391
Bugzilla:
1367340: CVE-2016-2182 openssl: Out-of-bounds write caused by unchecked errors in BN_bn2dec()
An out of bounds write flaw was discovered in the OpenSSL BN_bn2dec() function. An attacker able to make an application using OpenSSL to process a large BIGNUM could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code.

Find out more about CVE-2016-2182 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services on RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2018:2186 2018-07-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssl) RHSA-2016:1940 2016-09-27
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2018:2187 2018-07-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (openssl) RHSA-2016:1940 2016-09-27
Red Hat JBoss Core Services on RHEL 7 Server RHSA-2018:2185 2018-07-12

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0 openssl Fix deferred
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 openssl098e Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssl097a Will not fix

External References

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