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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-6890: DenyHosts: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2013-6890: DenyHosts: Denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/23/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

denyhosts 2.6 uses an incorrect regular expression when analyzing authentication logs, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect block of IP addresses) via crafted login names.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-denyhosts

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