Vulnerability CVE-2015-5262


Published: 2015-10-27

Description:
http/conn/ssl/SSLConnectionSocketFactory.java in Apache HttpComponents HttpClient before 4.3.6 ignores the http.socket.timeout configuration setting during an SSL handshake, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (HTTPS call hang) via unspecified vectors.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Fedoraproject -> Fedora 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 
Apache -> Httpclient 

 References:
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/167962.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/167999.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-October/168030.html
http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1626784
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033743
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2769-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1261538
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1478
https://jenkins.io/security/advisory/2018-02-26/

Copyright 2020, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top