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JVNDB-2012-000095

Mac OS X OpenSSH vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)

Overview

The OpenSSH implementation in Mac OS X is vulnerable to denial-of-service.

The OpenSSH implementation in Mac OS X is vulnerable to denial-of-service.

MASAKI KATAYAMA of Appirits inc Cyber Security Laboratory reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

[JPCERT/CC Addendum]
This JVN publication was delayed to 2012/10/31 after the developer fix was developed. From the fiscal year 2011, JPCERT/CC is using a new vendor coordination procedure. This new procedure came from the recommendation of the fiscal year 2010 "Study Group on Information System Vulnerability Handling" aimed at more timely JVN publications.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products


Apple Inc.
  • Apple Mac OS X versions prior to 10.6

Impact

A remote attacker may cause a denial-of-service.
Solution

[Update the software]
Update to the latest version according to the information provided by the developer.

According to the developer, versions Mac OS X 10.6 and later are not affected by this vulnerability.
Vendor Information

Apple Inc.
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. No Mapping(CWE-noinfo) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

References

  1. JVN : JVN#75345069
Revision History

[2012/10/31]
  Web page was published