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CVE-2013-0176

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-01-22
Bugzilla: 894407: CVE-2013-0176 libssh: NULL dereference leads to denial of service

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The publickey_from_privatekey function in libssh before 0.5.4, when no algorithm is matched during negotiations, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and crash) via a "Client: Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange Init" packet.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0176 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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