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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-10012) ELSA-2017-2029: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-10012) ELSA-2017-2029: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/04/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/08/2017
Modified
05/03/2019

Description

The shared memory manager (associated with pre-authentication compression) in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.4 does not ensure that a bounds check is enforced by all compilers, which might allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging access to a sandboxed privilege-separation process, related to the m_zback and m_zlib data structures.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh-askpass
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh-cavs
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh-clients
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh-keycat
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh-ldap
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh-server
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-openssh-server-sysvinit
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pam_ssh_agent_auth

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