Upstream information

CVE-2013-4434 at MITRE


Dropbear SSH Server before 2013.59 generates error messages for a failed logon attempt with different time delays depending on whether the user account exists, which allows remote attackers to discover valid usernames.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 845306 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

    openSUSE-SU-2013:1616-1 openSUSE-SU-2013:1696-1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Wed Oct 16 09:15:58 2013
CVE page last modified: Thu Dec 7 13:06:32 2023