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CVE-2015-6563 Detail

Description

The monitor component in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.0 on non-OpenBSD platforms accepts extraneous username data in MONITOR_REQ_PAM_INIT_CTX requests, which allows local users to conduct impersonation attacks by leveraging any SSH login access in conjunction with control of the sshd uid to send a crafted MONITOR_REQ_PWNAM request, related to monitor.c and monitor_wrap.c.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/23/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Oct/msg00005.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-August/165170.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-09/msg00017.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0741.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2015/Aug/54
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-7.0 Vendor Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/22/1
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjan2016-2867206.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinoct2015-2719645.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76317
https://github.com/openssh/openssh-portable/commit/d4697fe9a28dab7255c60433e4dd23cf7fce8a8b
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-04
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180201-0002/
https://support.apple.com/HT205375

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6563
NVD Published Date:
08/23/2015
NVD Last Modified:
02/03/2018