000032661 - OpenSSH memory corruption issue (CVE-2014-1692) in RSA Authentication Manager - False Positive

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Article Number000032661
Applies ToRSA Authentication Manager 8.1 SP1 Patch 11
CVE IDCVE-2014-1692
Article Summary

CVE-2014-1692


The hash_buffer function in schnorr.c in OpenSSH through 6.4, when Makefile.inc is modified to enable the J-PAKE protocol, does not initialize certain data structures, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or have unspecified other impact via vectors that trigger an error condition.
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Link to Advisorieshttps://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-1692.html
Alert ImpactNot Applicable
Technical DetailsFalse positive
Technical Details ExplanationResponse: The flaw does not exist.
The SUSE version of SSH is not impacted.
NotesNote from the SUSE Security Team:
We do not enable JPAKE support in our openSSH releases, so SUSE Linux Enterprise and openSUSE are not affected by this problem.

 

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