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7PK - Security Features

CVE-2016-6271

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

The Bzrtp library (aka libbzrtp) 1.0.x before 1.0.4 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to conduct spoofing attacks by leveraging a missing HVI check on DHPart2 packet reception.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-254 - Security Features

Security features are integrated into the application infrastructure to protect its resources and the trusted environment against a known exploit, threat, or vulnerability. However, flawed, disabled, or absent security features expose the application to a variety of attacks. This is a multidimensional vulnerability with broad potential impact. It can lead to defacement, confidentiality compromise, system takeover, etc.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published