CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2006-09-19
Bugzilla: 207957: CVE-2006-4924 openssh DoS
IAVA: 2012-A-0136


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

sshd in OpenSSH before 4.4, when using the version 1 SSH protocol, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an SSH packet that contains duplicate blocks, which is not properly handled by the CRC compensation attack detector.

Find out more about CVE-2006-4924 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (openssh) RHSA-2006:0698 September 29, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (openssh) RHSA-2006:0697 September 29, 2006
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (openssh) RHSA-2006:0697 September 29, 2006

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