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CVE-2014-8475 Detail

Description

FreeBSD 9.1, 9.2, and 10.0, when compiling OpenSSH with Kerberos support, uses incorrect library ordering when linking sshd, which causes symbols to be resolved incorrectly and allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (sshd deadlock and prevention of new connections) by ending multiple connections before authentication is completed.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/18/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/128972/FreeBSD-Security-Advisory-sshd-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70913
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031168
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98491
https://www.freebsd.org/security/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-14%3A24.sshd.asc Vendor Advisory

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-8475
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017