The name_parse function in evdns.c in libevent before 2.1.6-beta allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via vectors involving the label_len variable, which triggers an out-of-bounds stack read.
Published 2017-03-15 15:59:00
Updated 2022-01-31 17:39:08
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-10195

0.65%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 77 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-10195

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST
9.8
CRITICAL CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
3.9
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-10195

  • The product reads data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-10195

Products affected by CVE-2016-10195

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