curl before version 7.52.1 is vulnerable to an uninitialized random in libcurl's internal function that returns a good 32bit random value. Having a weak or virtually non-existent random value makes the operations that use it vulnerable.
Published 2018-04-23 19:29:00
Updated 2019-10-09 23:20:38
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-9594

1.24%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 84 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-9594

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
6.8
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
8.6
6.4
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
Red Hat, Inc.
8.1
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.2
5.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N
3.9
2.5
Red Hat, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2016-9594

  • The product does not initialize or incorrectly initializes a resource, which might leave the resource in an unexpected state when it is accessed or used.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
    • secalert@redhat.com (Secondary)

References for CVE-2016-9594

Products affected by CVE-2016-9594

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