CVE Details

Release Date:2015-08-11


Use-after-free vulnerability in the mm_answer_pam_free_ctx function inmonitor.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 7.0 on non-OpenBSD platforms might allow local users to gain privileges by leveraging control of the sshd uid to send an unexpectedly early MONITOR_REQ_PAM_FREE_CTX request.

See more information about CVE-2015-6564 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: High
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: None

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 6 (openssh)ELSA-2016-07412016-05-12
Oracle Linux version 7 (openssh)ELSA-2015-20882015-11-23
Oracle VM version 3.3 (openssh)OVMSA-2016-00482016-05-13
Oracle VM version 3.4 (openssh)OVMSA-2016-00482016-05-13

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