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Security bypass vulnerability in OpenSSH version 5.6 or lower

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12338

OpenSSH 5.6 and earlier when J-PAKE is enabled does not properly validate the public parameters in the J-PAKE protocol which allows remote attackers to bypass the need for knowledge of the shared secret and successfully authenticate by sending crafted values in each round of the protocol a related issue to CVE-2010-4252.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-4478
Product(s):
  • OpenSSH