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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-4478: OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2010-4478: OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/06/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

OpenSSH 5.6 and earlier, when J-PAKE is enabled, does not properly validate the public parameters in the J-PAKE protocol, which allows remote attackers to bypass the need for knowledge of the shared secret, and successfully authenticate, by sending crafted values in each round of the protocol, a related issue to CVE-2010-4252.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-openssh

References

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-openssh

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