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vulnerability alert CVE-2016-10708

OpenSSH: NULL pointer dereference via a NEWKEYS message

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced in OpenSSH via an out of order NEWKEYS message, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: Blue Coat CAS, ProxySG par Blue Coat, SGOS by Blue Coat, Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Data ONTAP 7-Mode, OpenSSH, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Symantec Content Analysis, ProxySG by Symantec, SGOS by Symantec, Ubuntu.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on service.
Hacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 22/01/2018.
Références of this threat: CVE-2016-10708, DLA-1257-1, DLA-1500-1, DLA-1500-2, K32485746, NTAP-20180423-0003, openSUSE-SU-2018:2128-1, SUSE-SU-2018:1989-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2275-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2530-1, SUSE-SU-2018:2685-1, SUSE-SU-2018:3540-1, SYMSA1469, USN-3809-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25131.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a NULL pointer to be dereferenced in OpenSSH via an out of order NEWKEYS message, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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