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Bug 207957 - (CVE-2006-4924) CVE-2006-4924 openssh DoS
CVE-2006-4924 openssh DoS
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-09-25 11:37 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2018-08-15 18:42 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: openssh-4.3p2-4.10
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-10-06 03:08:31 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2006-09-25 11:37:25 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #207955 +++

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered a denial of service attack
on the openssh sshd daemon when ssh protocol version 1 is enabled.  This flaw
will cause the openssh server to consume a large quantity of the CPU until the
specified timeout is reached.

The upstream patches can be found here:
Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2006-10-03 16:02:15 EDT
openssh-4.3p2-4.10 has been pushed for fc5, which should resolve this issue.  If these problems are still present in this version, then please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 2 David Eisenstein 2006-10-06 03:08:31 EDT
Hrm.  If this issue is resolved, then shouldn't this bug report be closed
by the Fedora Updates System?

Anyhoo, the resolution is Fedora Update Notification "FEDORA-2006-1011",
posted at:

Closing this bug.  (If I am wrong to close this bug, please let me know?)

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