Upstream information

CVE-2014-1692 at MITRE

Description

The hash_buffer function in schnorr.c in OpenSSH through 6.4, when Makefile.inc is modified to enable the J-PAKE protocol, does not initialize certain data structures, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact via vectors that trigger an error condition.

SUSE information

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

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

Note from the SUSE Security Team

We do not enable JPAKE support in our openssh releases, so SUSE Linux Enterprise and openSUSE are not affected by this problem.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 861566 [RESOLVED / UPSTREAM]

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