CVE-2016-0778 Detail

Current Description

The (1) roaming_read and (2) roaming_write functions in roaming_common.c in the client in OpenSSH 5.x, 6.x, and 7.x before 7.1p2, when certain proxy and forward options are enabled, do not properly maintain connection file descriptors, which allows remote servers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact by requesting many forwardings.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10734 Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html Mailing List  Release Notes  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-February/176516.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/176349.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00006.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00007.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00008.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00009.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00013.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00014.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135273/Qualys-Security-Advisory-OpenSSH-Overflow-Leak.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Jan/44 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3446 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-7.1p2 Patch  Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/01/14/7 Exploit  Mailing List  Technical Description  Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinjan2016-2867209.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/537295/100/0/threaded Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/80698 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034671 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2869-1 Third Party Advisory 
https://blogs.sophos.com/2016/02/17/utm-up2date-9-354-released/ Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://blogs.sophos.com/2016/02/29/utm-up2date-9-319-released/ Release Notes  Vendor Advisory 
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa109 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05247375 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05356388 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05385680 Third Party Advisory 
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05390722 Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201601-01 Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/HT206167 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-0778
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2019
Source:
MITRE