Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssh (MDVSA-2013:051)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability has been found and corrected in openssh :

The default configuration of OpenSSH through 6.1 enforces a fixed time
limit between establishing a TCP connection and completing a login,
which makes it easier for remote attackers to cause a denial of
service (connection-slot exhaustion) by periodically making many new
TCP connections (CVE-2010-5107).

The updated packages have been patched to correct thies issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66065 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58162

CVE ID: CVE-2010-5107

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