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CVE-2016-6515

Description

The auth_password function in auth-passwd.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.3 does not limit password lengths for password authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crypt CPU consumption) via a long string.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: Aug 7, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Aug 10, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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