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vulnerability bulletin CVE-2017-18594

nmap: use after free via SSH

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via SSH of nmap, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Impacted products: openSUSE Leap.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights, user access/rights, denial of service on server, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: intranet server.
Creation date: 26/09/2019.
Références of this threat: CVE-2017-18594, openSUSE-SU-2019:2198-1, openSUSE-SU-2019:2200-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-30453.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via SSH of nmap, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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