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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15906: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2018-1018)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2017-15906: Security patch for openssh (ALAS-2018-1018)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/25/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2018
Modified
05/11/2018

Description

The process_open function in sftp-server.c in OpenSSH before 7.6 does not properly prevent write operations in readonly mode, which allows attackers to create zero-length files.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-openssh

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