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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4021

The read_binary function in buffer.c in pgpdump before 0.30 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via crafted input, as demonstrated by the \xa3\x03 string.
Publish Date : 2016-05-26 Last Update Date : 2016-06-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.8
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-4021

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 22 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 23 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 24 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Pgpdump Project Pgpdump 0.29 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Pgpdump Project Pgpdump 1

- References For CVE-2016-4021

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/183750.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-8f4b54b005
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184617.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-6fd7a31d36
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2016/Apr/99
BUGTRAQ 20160418 CVE-2016-4021: pgpdump 0.29 - Endless loop parsing specially crafted input (SYSS-2016-030)
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184689.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2016-5733ad20f5
https://www.syss.de/fileadmin/dokumente/Publikationen/Advisories/SYSS-2016-030.txt
https://github.com/kazu-yamamoto/pgpdump/pull/16 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4021

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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