|Bugzilla:||908707: CVE-2010-5107 openssh: Prevent connection slot exhaustion attacks|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The default configuration of OpenSSH through 6.1 enforces a fixed time limit between establishing a TCP connection and completing a login, which makes it easier for remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connection-slot exhaustion) by periodically making many new TCP connections.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Low security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.
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Red Hat security errata
|RHEV Hypervisor for RHEL-6 (rhev-hypervisor6)||RHSA-2013:1527||November 21, 2013|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (openssh)||RHSA-2013:1591||November 20, 2013|
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