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Vulnerability of OpenBSD: denial of service via PTY Reprint Delays

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via PTY Reprint Delays of OpenBSD, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted software: OpenBSD.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 22/07/2020.
Références of this announce: VIGILANCE-VUL-32896.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via PTY Reprint Delays of OpenBSD, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as OpenBSD.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

OpenBSD: patch for PTY Reprint Delays.
A patch is available:
  https://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/6.6/common/035_tty.patch.sig
  https://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/6.7/common/013_tty.patch.sig
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