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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3389

The SSL protocol, as used in certain configurations in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, and other products, encrypts data by using CBC mode with chained initialization vectors, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain plaintext HTTP headers via a blockwise chosen-boundary attack (BCBA) on an HTTPS session, in conjunction with JavaScript code that uses (1) the HTML5 WebSocket API, (2) the Java URLConnection API, or (3) the Silverlight WebClient API, aka a "BEAST" attack.
Publish Date : 2011-09-06 Last Update Date : 2015-07-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2011-09-12 2011-09-10
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2011-3389 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011-1380 -- java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28104 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011:1380: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22840 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2012:0034: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22859 unix
DEPRECATED: ELSA-2011:1384: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23119 unix
DSA-2356-1 openjdk-6 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15281 unix
DSA-2358-1 openjdk-6 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15374 unix
DSA-2368-1 lighttpd -- multiple oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15241 unix
DSA-2398-1 curl -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15005 unix
DSA-2398-2 -- curl -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29070 unix
ELSA-2011:1380: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23746 unix
ELSA-2011:1384: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23332 unix
ELSA-2012:0006: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23077 unix
ELSA-2012:0034: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23157 unix
ELSA-2012:0508: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:23749 unix
HP-UX Running Java JRE and JDK, Remote Denial of Service (DoS), Unauthorized Modification and Disclosure of Information oval:org.mitre.oval:def:19673 unix
RHSA-2011:1380: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111380 unix
RHSA-2011:1380: java-1.6.0-openjdk security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21558 unix
RHSA-2011:1384: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20111384 unix
RHSA-2011:1384: java-1.6.0-sun security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22009 unix
RHSA-2012:0006: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21364 unix
RHSA-2012:0006: java-1.4.2-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120006 unix
RHSA-2012:0034: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120034 unix
RHSA-2012:0034: java-1.6.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20940 unix
RHSA-2012:0508: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21398 unix
RHSA-2012:0508: java-1.5.0-ibm security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20120508 unix
SSL and TLS Protocols Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14752 windows
SUSE-SU-2013:1165-1 -- Security update for libcurl4 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:25193 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3389

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Google Chrome Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Firefox Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Opera Opera Browser Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Google Chrome 1
Microsoft IE 1
Microsoft Windows 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Opera Opera Browser 1

APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-05-09-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-07-25-2
APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-02-01-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2011-10-12-2
GENTOO GLSA-201406-32
APPLE APPLE-SA-2012-09-19-2
APPLE APPLE-SA-2013-10-22-3
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:0122
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:0114
OSVDB 74829
FULLDISC 20150402 NEW : VMSA-2015-0003 VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE CONFIRM CONFIRM
Microsoft Advisory Microsoft Security Advisory (2588513): Vulnerability in SSL/TLS Could Allow Information Disclosure - Version: 2.0 Revision Note: V2.0 (January 10, 2012): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS12-006 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS12-006. The vulnerability addressed is the SSL/TLS Information Disclosure Vulnerability - CVE-2011-3389.Release Date:2012-01-10
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-006 MS12-006 - Important : Vulnerability in SSL/TLS Could Allow Information Disclosure (2643584) - Version: 1.3 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.3 (July 17, 2013): Corrected the update replacement for the 2585542 update. This is a bulletin change only. There were no changes to the detection logic or update files. Summary: This security update resolves a publicly disclosed vulnerability in SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0. This vulnerability affects the protocol itself and is not specific to the Windows operating system. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if an attacker intercepts encrypted web traffic served from an affected system. TLS 1.1, TLS 1.2, and all cipher suites that do not use CBC mode are not affected.Release Date:2013-07-17
BID 49388 Opera Web Browser Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-06-30 CONFIRM
CERT TA12-010A
SECTRACK 1026103
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1455
BID 49778 SSL/TLS Protocol Initialization Vector Implementation Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2015-01-21
BUGTRAQ 20150402 NEW : VMSA-2015-0003 VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0030
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0063

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3389

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit for more information)

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