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IBM AIX: openssh_advisory7 (CVE-2016-0778): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSH affects AIX

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IBM AIX: openssh_advisory7 (CVE-2016-0778): Vulnerabilities in OpenSSH affects AIX

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
01/14/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
11/30/2017
Modified
02/02/2018

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)

  • ibm-aix-openssh_advisory7

References

  • ibm-aix-openssh_advisory7

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