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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-6305

The ssl3_read_bytes function in record/rec_layer_s3.c in OpenSSL 1.1.0 before 1.1.0a allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) by triggering a zero-length record in an SSL_peek call.
Publish Date : 2016-09-26 Last Update Date : 2018-04-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-6305

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openssl Openssl 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openssl Openssl 1

- References For CVE-2016-6305

https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-21 CONFIRM
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-20 CONFIRM
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10759 CONFIRM
https://www.tenable.com/security/tns-2016-16 CONFIRM
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-16
GENTOO GLSA-201612-16
https://github.com/openssl/openssl/issues/1563 CONFIRM
https://git.openssl.org/?p=openssl.git;a=commit;h=63658103d4441924f8dbfc517b99bb54758a98b9 CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036879
SECTRACK 1036879
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21995039 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93149
BID 93149 OpenSSL CVE-2016-6305 Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2017-04-25
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2018-3678067.html CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html CONFIRM
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa132 CONFIRM
https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv/20160922.txt CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-6305

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


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