Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1476-1 dropbear -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Aug 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 906890.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-15599.
- More information:
A vulnerability in dropbear, a lightweight SSH2 server and client, making it possible to guess valid usernames has been found:
The recv_msg_userauth_request function in svr-auth.c in is prone to a user enumeration vulnerability, similar to CVE-2018-15473 in OpenSSH.
For Debian 8
Jessie, this problem has been fixed in version 2014.65-1+deb8u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your dropbear packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS