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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2006-0883
Last Modified 26 Aug 2011 12:00:00
Published 06 Mar 2006 09:02:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-0883

Summary

OpenSSH on FreeBSD 5.3 and 5.4, when used with OpenPAM, does not properly handle when a forked child process terminates during PAM authentication, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (client connection refusal) by connecting multiple times to the SSH server, waiting for the password prompt, then disconnecting.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 5.3

  • Freebsd 5.4

Application

  • Openbsd Openssh 3.8.1p1


References

BID - 16892

SECTRACK - 1015706

XF - openssh-openpam-dos(25116)

VUPEN - ADV-2006-0805

OSVDB - 23797

SREASON - 520

CONFIRM - http://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=839

FREEBSD - FreeBSD-SA-06:09


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:41:50