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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      Last Modified:  01/21/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-10708
Original release date:
01/21/2018
Last revised:
02/08/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
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 Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blog.swiecki.net/2018/01/fuzzing-tcp-servers.html Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC http://blog.swiecki.net/2018/01/fuzzing-tcp-servers.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102780 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 102780
https://anongit.mindrot.org/openssh.git/commit/?id=28652bca29046f62c7045e933e6b931de1d16737 Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MISC https://anongit.mindrot.org/openssh.git/commit/?id=28652bca29046f62c7045e933e6b931de1d16737
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00031.html Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180126 [SECURITY] [DLA 1257-1] openssh security update
https://www.openssh.com/releasenotes.html Release Notes; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC https://www.openssh.com/releasenotes.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

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