CVE-2016-5285

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-11-16
Bugzilla:
1383883: CVE-2016-5285 nss: Missing NULL check in PK11_SignWithSymKey / ssl3_ComputeRecordMACConstantTime causes server crash
A NULL pointer dereference flaw was found in the way NSS handled invalid Diffie-Hellman keys. A remote client could use this flaw to crash a TLS/SSL server using NSS.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5285 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 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
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 Enterprise Linux 6 (nss) RHSA-2016:2779 2016-11-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (nss) RHSA-2016:2779 2016-11-16
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (nss) RHSA-2016:2779 2016-11-16
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