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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2012-99) (CVE-2011-5000)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2012-99) (CVE-2011-5000)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/05/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/28/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The ssh_gssapi_parse_ename function in gss-serv.c in OpenSSH 5.8 and earlier, when gssapi-with-mic authentication is enabled, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large value in a certain length field. NOTE: there may be limited scenarios in which this issue is relevant.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-clients
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-ldap
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam_ssh_agent_auth

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-clients
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-debuginfo
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-ldap
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh-server
  • amazon-linux-upgrade-pam_ssh_agent_auth

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