CVE-2011-5000

LOW

Description

The ssh_gssapi_parse_ename function in gss-serv.c in OpenSSH 5.8 and earlier, when gssapi-with-mic authentication is enabled, allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a large value in a certain length field. NOTE: there may be limited scenarios in which this issue is relevant.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0884.html

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2011/Aug/2

http://site.pi3.com.pl/adv/ssh_1.txt

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-04-05

Updated: 2012-07-22

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 6.8

Severity: LOW