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OpenSSH Vulnerability: CVE-2006-0883

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/06/2006
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/05/2012
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

OpenSSH on FreeBSD 5.3 and 5.4, when used with OpenPAM, does not properly handle when a forked child process terminates during PAM authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client connection refusal) by connecting multiple times to the SSH server, waiting for the password prompt, then disconnecting.

Solution(s)

  • openbsd-openssh-upgrade-latest

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