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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-4303

The parse_string function in cjson.c in the cJSON library mishandles UTF8/16 strings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a non-hex character in a JSON string, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2016-09-26 Last Update Date : 2020-01-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-4303

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Iperf Project Iperf * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Novell Suse Package Hub For Suse Linux Enterprise 12 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Iperf Project Iperf 1
Novell Suse Package Hub For Suse Linux Enterprise 1
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1

- References For CVE-2016-4303

http://blog.talosintel.com/2016/06/esnet-vulnerability.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00082.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2113
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/esnet/security/master/cve-2016-4303/esnet-secadv-2016-0001.txt.asc CONFIRM
http://software.es.net/iperf/news.html#security-issue-iperf-3-1-3-iperf-3-0-12-released CONFIRM
http://www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2016-0164/
https://github.com/esnet/iperf/commit/91f2fa59e8ed80dfbf400add0164ee0e508e412a CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-08/msg00090.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:2121
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/01/msg00023.html
MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20200127 [SECURITY] [DLA 2080-1] iperf3 security update

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-4303

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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