Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2016-6261 First vendor Publication 2016-09-07
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-30

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 7.5
Base Score 7.5 Environmental Score 7.5
impact SubScore 3.6 Temporal Score 7.5
Exploitabality Sub Score 3.9
 
Attack Vector Network Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

The idna_to_ascii_4i function in lib/idna.c in libidn before 1.33 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and crash) via 64 bytes of input.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2016-6261

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 2
Os 3
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2016-11-15 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2016-f99c0a8b69.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-09-13 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2016-2291-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-09-02 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3658.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-09-02 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2016-2079-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-08-25 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-3068-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-08-24 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2016-1014.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-08-09 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2016-610fe5f5f8.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-08-03 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-582.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-08-01 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_cb5189eb572f11e6b334002590263bf5.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-07-29 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2016-210-01.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-07-25 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2016-42514bee97.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92070
CONFIRM http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/libidn.git/commit/?id=f20ce1128fb7f4d33297ee...
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3658
MLIST http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/20/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/07/21/4
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-libidn/2015-07/msg00016.html
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/help-libidn/2016-07/msg00009.html
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00098.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3068-1

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2020-05-23 02:00:53
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2020-05-23 00:52:31
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2018-10-31 00:21:11
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2018-01-26 12:07:35
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2016-11-29 00:26:32
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2016-11-16 13:26:22
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2016-09-14 13:25:41
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2016-09-08 21:22:47
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2016-09-08 05:20:24
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