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OpenSSH Vulnerability: CVE-2015-5352

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/02/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/05/2015
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

The x11_open_helper function in channels.c in ssh in OpenSSH before 6.9, when ForwardX11Trusted mode is not used, lacks a check of the refusal deadline for X connections, which makes it easier for remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a connection outside of the permitted time window.

Solution(s)

  • openbsd-openssh-upgrade-6_9

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