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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2016-675) (CVE-2016-1908)

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Amazon Linux AMI: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2016-675) (CVE-2016-1908)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/30/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/30/2016
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

An access flaw was discovered in the OpenSSH client where it did not correctly handle failures to generate authentication cookies for untrusted X11 forwarding. A malicious or compromised remote X application could possibly use this flaw to establish a trusted connection to the local X server, even if only untrusted X11 forwarding was requested.

Solution(s)

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

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