CVE-2016-6890

NameCVE-2016-6890
DescriptionHeap-based buffer overflow in MatrixSSL before 3.8.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Subject Alt Name in an X.509 certificate.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
matrixsslsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
matrixsslsourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[wheezy] - matrixssl <end-of-life> (not supported in Wheezy)
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/396440

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