CVE-2016-6306

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-09-21
IAVA:
2017-A-0047
CWE:
CWE-125
Bugzilla:
1377594: CVE-2016-6306 openssl: certificate message OOB reads
Multiple out of bounds read flaws were found in the way OpenSSL handled certain TLS/SSL protocol handshake messages. A remote attacker could possibly use these flaws to crash a TLS/SSL server or client using OpenSSL.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6306 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 1.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
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 JBoss EAP 5 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
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 openssl Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenSSL project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Shi Lei (Gear Team of Qihoo 360 Inc.) as the original reporter.

External References

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