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CVE-2016-7406 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in Dropbear SSH before 2016.74 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in the (1) username or (2) host argument.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/03/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7406
Original release date:
03/03/2017
Last revised:
03/04/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
9.8 Critical
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
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):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/15/2 Mailing List; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20160915 Re: CVE request for Dropbear SSH <2016.74
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92974 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 92974
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1376353 Issue Tracking External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1376353
https://secure.ucc.asn.au/hg/dropbear/rev/b66a483f3dcb Issue Tracking; Patch; Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://secure.ucc.asn.au/hg/dropbear/rev/b66a483f3dcb
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-23 Patch; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source GENTOO GLSA-201702-23

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