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CVE-2016-2217

Published: 30 January 2017

The OpenSSL address implementation in Socat 1.7.3.0 and 2.0.0-b8 does not use a prime number for the DH, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain the shared secret.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
only affected 1.7.3.0 and 2.0.0-b8

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.3

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
socat
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(1.7.3.2-1)
precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Not vulnerable
(1.7.2.3-1)
upstream
Released (1.7.3.1-1)
wily Ignored
(end of life)
xenial Not vulnerable
(1.7.3.1-1)
yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.3
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity impact None
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N