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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-6564: OpenSSH multiple authentication issues

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-6564: OpenSSH multiple authentication issues

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/23/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the mm_answer_pam_free_ctx function in monitor.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.0 on non-OpenBSD platforms might allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging control of the sshd uid to send an unexpectedly early MONITOR_REQ_PAM_FREE_CTX request.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-openssh

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