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CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-15906: Low: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2018:0980)

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CentOS Linux: CVE-2017-15906: Low: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update (CESA-2018:0980)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
10/26/2017
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
05/25/2023

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)

  • centos-upgrade-openssh
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-askpass
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-cavs
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-clients
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-debuginfo
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-keycat
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-ldap
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-server
  • centos-upgrade-openssh-server-sysvinit
  • centos-upgrade-pam_ssh_agent_auth

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