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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-10708): OpenSSH regression

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2016-10708): OpenSSH regression

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/21/2018
Created
03/19/2019
Added
11/13/2018
Modified
08/13/2021

Description

sshd in OpenSSH before 7.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via an out-of-sequence NEWKEYS message, as demonstrated by Honggfuzz, related to kex.c and packet.c.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-openssh-server

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