Intel Crosswalk before 19.49.514.5, 20.x before 20.50.533.11, 21.x before 21.51.546.0, and 22.x before 22.51.549.0 interprets a user's acceptance of one invalid X.509 certificate to mean that all invalid X.509 certificates should be accepted without prompting, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof SSL servers and obtain sensitive information via a crafted certificate.
Published 2016-08-01 02:59:18
Updated 2018-10-09 20:00:36
Source CERT/CC
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-5672

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-2016-5672

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
8.6
4.9
NIST
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
2.8
5.2
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-5672

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-5672

Products affected by CVE-2016-5672

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