CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 19, 2023
Updated: Jan 10, 2024
CWE ID 252


CVE-2023-6918 is a vulnerability that affects various products, including s5UiSY, dfQKgD, eCJhKK, and others. The flaw exists in the libssh library's implementation of message digest (MD) operations. It allows for unchecked return values, which can lead to low-memory failures, crashes, or uninitialized memory usage. This vulnerability can result in decryption/integrity failures and termination of the connection if non-matching keys are used. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a CVSS score of 5.3. Users are advised to apply appropriate patches or updates provided by the affected product vendors to remediate this vulnerability.

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