BSA-2017-213

Brocade Security Advisory ID

BSA-2017-213

Initial Publication Date

03/31/2017

Last Updated

08/03/2018

Revision

2.0: Final

Risk Impact

High

Workaround

N/A

Component

libidn

Affected CVE

CVE-2016-6262

CVSS Score

7.5

Summary

idn in libidn before 1.33 might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive memory information by reading a zero byte as input, which triggers an out-of-bounds read, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8948.

Products Confirmed Not Vulnerable

No Brocade Fibre Channel technology products from Broadcom are currently known to be affected by this vulnerability.

Workaround

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

Revision History

Version Change Date
1.0 Initial Publication March 31, 2017
2.0 Fabric OS update and update to reflect Brocade Fiber Channel only. August 3, 2018

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