Vulnerability Details

OpenSSH 'ssh_gssapi_parse_ename()' Function Denial of Service Vulnerability

Published: 2014-04-09 10:03:56
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact:
Exploiting this issue allows remote attackers to trigger denial-of-service conditions due to excessive memory consumption.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Recommendations:
Updates are available. Please see the references for details.

Summary:
OpenSSH is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability.

Affected Versions:
OpenSSH 5.8 and prior are vulnerable.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-5000

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54114

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54114

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
3.5
Published
2014-04-09
Modified
2019-05-22
Category
General

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