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CVE-2007-5715

Published: 30 October 2007

DenyHosts 2.6 processes OpenSSH sshd "not listed in AllowUsers" log messages with an incorrect regular expression that does not match an IP address, which might allow remote attackers to avoid detection and blocking when making invalid login attempts with a username not present in AllowUsers, as demonstrated by the root username, a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-4323.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
denyhosts
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy
Released (2.5-3ubuntu0.1)
feisty
Released (2.6-1ubuntu0.1)
gutsy Not vulnerable

upstream Needed