|Applies To||RSA Authentication Manager 8.2|
|Article Summary||Information about the impact in RSA Authentication Manager 8.2 of CVE-2016-6210, reported by OpenSSH.org in July 2016.|
|Link to Advisories||http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2016/Jul/51|
|Alert Impact||Not Exploitable|
|Technical Details||The flaw exists but it is not exploitable|
|Technical Details Explanation|
DescriptionBy sending large passwords, a remote user can enumerate users on system that runs SSHD. This problem exists in most modern configuration due to the fact that it takes much longer to calculate SHA256/SHA512 hash than BLOWFISH hash.
A timing attack on SSH authentications. Which through trial and error and enumerate users allowed to login via SSH to a system.
ResponseThe flaw exists but does not add an additional security risk.
Enumerating users is not useful as Authentication Manager only has a single user who can login; i. e., the appliance administrator (rsaadmin), and this username is included in the publicly available documentation.
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