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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6565

sshd in OpenSSH 6.8 and 6.9 uses world-writable permissions for TTY devices, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (terminal disruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact by writing to a device, as demonstrated by writing an escape sequence.
Publish Date : 2015-08-23 Last Update Date : 2017-09-01
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-6565

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openbsd Openssh 6.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openbsd Openssh 6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openssh 2

- References For CVE-2015-6565

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/01/26/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20170126 Re: OpenSSH: CVE-2015-6565 (pty issue in 6.8-6.9) can lead to local privesc on Linux
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201512-04
GENTOO GLSA-201512-04
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41173/
EXPLOIT-DB 41173
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-7.0 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/22/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20150821 Re: CVE request - OpenSSH 6.9 PAM privilege separation vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76497
BID 76497 OpenSSH CVE-2015-6565 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2017-01-16
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05158380 CONFIRM
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05150888 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033917
SECTRACK 1033917
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05131085 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6565

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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