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FreeBSD: VID-6ED5C5E3-A840-11E7-B5AF-A4BADB2F4699 (CVE-2016-6515): FreeBSD -- OpenSSH Denial of Service vulnerability

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FreeBSD: VID-6ED5C5E3-A840-11E7-B5AF-A4BADB2F4699 (CVE-2016-6515): FreeBSD -- OpenSSH Denial of Service vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/03/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The auth_password function in auth-passwd.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.3 does not limit password lengths for password authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crypt CPU consumption) via a long string.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-base-10_3-release-p21
  • freebsd-upgrade-base-11_0-release-p12
  • freebsd-upgrade-base-11_1-release-p1

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