CVE-2011-5095

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Date: June 20, 2012

The Diffie-Hellman key-exchange implementation in OpenSSL 0.9.8, when FIPS mode is enabled, does not properly validate a public parameter, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to obtain the shared secret key by modifying network traffic, a related issue to CVE-2011-1923.

Language: C

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Weakness Type (CWE)

Cryptographic Issues

CWE-310

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CVSS v2

Base Score:
Access Vector (AV): NETWORK
Access Complexity (AC): HIGH
Authentication (AU): NONE
Confidentiality (C): PARTIAL
Integrity (I): PARTIAL
Availability (A): NONE
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