CVE-2012-0920

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2012-02-24
CWE:
CWE-416
Bugzilla:
800655: CVE-2012-0920 dropbear: use-after-free vulnerability

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in Dropbear SSH Server 0.52 through 2012.54, when command restriction and public key authentication are enabled, allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary code and bypass command restrictions via multiple crafted command requests, related to "channels concurrency."

Find out more about CVE-2012-0920 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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