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OpenSSH Vulnerability: CVE-2015-6565

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
08/23/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/26/2015
Modified
11/30/2016

Description

sshd in OpenSSH 6.8 and 6.9 uses world-writable permissions for TTY devices, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (terminal disruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by writing to a device, as demonstrated by writing an escape sequence.

Solution(s)

  • openbsd-openssh-upgrade-latest

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