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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-6515) ELSA-2017-2029: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2016-6515) ELSA-2017-2029: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
08/07/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/08/2017
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The auth_password function in auth-passwd.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.3 does not limit password lengths for password authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crypt CPU consumption) via a long string.

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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