CVE Database


Impact: Low
Public: 2006-09-28
Bugzilla: 234643: CVE-2006-5052 Kerberos information leak


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Unspecified vulnerability in portable OpenSSH before 4.4, when running on some platforms, allows remote attackers to determine the validity of usernames via unknown vectors involving a GSSAPI "authentication abort."

Find out more about CVE-2006-5052 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.
This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 via and respectively.

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (openssh) RHSA-2007:0703 November 15, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (openssh) RHSA-2007:0540 November 07, 2007

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