Off-by-one error in the append_utf8_value function in the DN decoder (dn.c) in Libksba before 1.3.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via invalid utf-8 encoded data. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2016-4356.
Published 2016-06-13 19:59:10
Updated 2023-05-18 18:08:04
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-4574

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.59%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 86 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-4574

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-4574

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-4574

Products affected by CVE-2016-4574

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