The std::random_device class in libstdc++ in the GNU Compiler Collection (aka GCC) before 4.9.4 does not properly handle short reads from blocking sources, which makes it easier for context-dependent attackers to predict the random values via unspecified vectors.
Published 2015-11-17 15:59:04
Updated 2019-02-12 19:05:51
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Information leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-5276

0.31%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 66 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-5276

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-5276

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Products affected by CVE-2015-5276

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