Privilege Escalation Affecting system.net.security package, versions [,4.0.1) [4.3,4.3.1)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-DOTNET-SYSTEMNETSECURITY-60071

  • published

    12 May 2017

  • disclosed

    12 May 2017

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade System.Net.Security to version 4.0.1, 4.3.1 or higher.

Overview

System.Net.Security provides types, such as System.Net.Security.SslStream, that uses SSL/TLS protocols to provide secure network communication between client and server endpoints.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Privilege Escalation due to failing to properly sanitize web requests,