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F5 Networks: K14845276 (CVE-2016-6210): OpenSSH vulnerability CVE-2016-6210

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F5 Networks: K14845276 (CVE-2016-6210): OpenSSH vulnerability CVE-2016-6210

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/24/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/16/2017
Modified
02/01/2018

Description

sshd in OpenSSH before 7.3, when SHA256 or SHA512 are used for user password hashing, uses BLOWFISH hashing on a static password when the username does not exist, which allows remote attackers to enumerate users by leveraging the timing difference between responses when a large password is provided.

Solution(s)

  • f5-big-ip-upgrade-latest

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