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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   HPE Systems Insight Manager Vendors:   HPE
(HP Issues Fix for HPE Systems Insight Manager) OpenSSH TTY Permissions Let Local Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035885
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035885
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6565   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 16 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 7.5.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenSSH. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. HPE Systems Insight Manager is affected.

The system sets TTYs with world-writable permissions. A local user may be able to write arbitrary messages, including escape sequences, to other users on the target system.

Nikolay Edigaryev reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can write arbitrary messages, including escape sequences, to other users on the target system, which may cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix for HPE Systems Insight Manager (7.5.1).

The HP advisory is available at:

http://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c05131085

Vendor URL:  h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docId=c05131085 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

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Oct 22 2015 OpenSSH TTY Permissions Let Local Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions



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