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freeSSHd SSH Server Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-02-18    Last Update:  2011-12-26    Views:  10,201

Secunia Advisory SA29002

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Luigi Auriemma has discovered a vulnerability in freeSSHd, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL-pointer dereference error in the freeSSHd SSH server and can be exploited to cause the service to crash by sending a specially crafted packet to default port 22/TCP.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.2.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.2.6.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Luigi Auriemma

Original Advisory:
http://aluigi.altervista.org/adv/freesshdnull-adv.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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