The pstm_exptmod function in MatrixSSL before 3.8.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid free and crash) via a base zero value for the modular exponentiation.
Published 2017-01-13 16:59:00
Updated 2017-01-17 18:23:41
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-6885

0.24%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 61 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-6885

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
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-2016-6885

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-6885

Products affected by CVE-2016-6885

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