Upstream information

CVE-2016-2850 at MITRE

Description

Botan 1.11.x before 1.11.29 does not enforce TLS policy for (1) signature algorithms and (2) ECC curves, which allows remote attackers to conduct downgrade attacks via unspecified vectors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 977420 [RESOLVED], 977421 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.


Status of this issue by product and package

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA Botan Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 Botan Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP3 Botan Affected