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CVE-2016-10708 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  01/21/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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://blog.swiecki.net/2018/01/fuzzing-tcp-servers.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102780 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://anongit.mindrot.org/openssh.git/commit/?id=28652bca29046f62c7045e933e6b931de1d16737 Patch Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00031.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/09/msg00010.html
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180423-0003/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3809-1/
https://www.openssh.com/releasenotes.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10708
NVD Published Date:
01/21/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/07/2018