CVE-2016-5434 Details

CVE-2016-5434

Published: 2017-01-30
Last Modified: 2020-04-21
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database
CVE Assigner: cve@mitre.org
Summary

libalpm, as used in pacman 5.0.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop or out-of-bounds read) via a crafted signature file.

Analysis
Common Vulnerability Score System v2.0
Severity High
Base Score 7.1/10
Exploit Score 8.6/10
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Impact Score 6.9/10
Confidentiality Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
Integrity Impact None
Vector String AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Common Vulnerability Score System v3.1
Severity Medium
Base Score 5.5/10
Exploit Score 1.8/10
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
Impact Score 3.6/10
Confidentiality Impact None
Availability Impact High
Integrity Impact None
Scope Unchanged
User Interaction Required
Vector String CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Products Reported
CPE Vulnerable Start Excluding
cpe:2.3:a:pacman_project:pacman:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:* Yes - -
References

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/11/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/06/14/6
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/04/21/9
https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2016-June/021148.html

CVE ID
CVE-2016-5434
Published
2017-01-30
Modified
2020-04-21
CVSSv2.0
High
CVSSv3.1
Medium
PCI Compliance
Pass
US-CERT Alert
No
CWE
CWE-125

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