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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0778: OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-0778: OpenSSH: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The (1) roaming_read and (2) roaming_write functions in roaming_common.c in the client in OpenSSH 5.x, 6.x, and 7.x before 7.1p2, when certain proxy and forward options are enabled, do not properly maintain connection file descriptors, which allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact by requesting many forwardings.

Solution(s)

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

References

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

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