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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-15599: dropbear User enumeration vulnerability

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2018-15599: dropbear User enumeration vulnerability

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
08/20/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/09/2018
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

The recv_msg_userauth_request function in svr-auth.c in Dropbear through 2018.76 is prone to a user enumeration vulnerability because username validity affects how fields in SSH_MSG_USERAUTH messages are handled, a similar issue to CVE-2018-15473 in an unrelated codebase.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-dropbear

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