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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10012: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2017-898)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-10012: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2017-898)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

Description

The shared memory manager (associated with pre-authentication compression) in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.4 does not ensure that a bounds check is enforced by all compilers, which might allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to a sandboxed privilege-separation process, related to the m_zback and m_zlib data structures.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh

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