CVE-2016-7408

NameCVE-2016-7408
DescriptionThe dbclient in Dropbear SSH before 2016.74 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) -m or (2) -c argument.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dropbear (PTS)buster2018.76-5+deb10u1fixed
buster (security)2018.76-5+deb10u2fixed
bullseye2020.81-3+deb11u1fixed
bookworm2022.83-1+deb12u1fixed
sid, trixie2024.85-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dropbearsourcewheezy(not affected)
dropbearsourcejessie2014.65-1+deb8u1
dropbearsource(unstable)2016.74-1

Notes

[wheezy] - dropbear <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://hg.ucc.asn.au/dropbear/rev/eed9376a4ad6

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