CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 18, 2023
Updated: Mar 13, 2024


CVE-2023-51384 is a vulnerability found in ssh-agent in OpenSSH before version 9.6. It affects various products, including ngJeQs, ngJeQt, and ngJeQu. The vulnerability arises from incomplete application of destination constraints when adding PKCS#11-hosted private keys. The danger it poses to an organization is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 5.5 out of 10. It requires low privileges and no user interaction for exploitation. The attack vector is local, and the confidentiality impact is high. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their OpenSSH software to version 9.6 or newer.

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