CVE-2016-8858 OpenSSH Vulnerability in NetApp Products

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Summary

Multiple NetApp products incorporate the OpenSSH software libraries. ** DISPUTED ** The kex_input_kexinit function in kex.c in OpenSSH 6.x and 7.x through 7.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) by sending many duplicate KEXINIT requests. NOTE: a third party reports that "OpenSSH upstream does not consider this as a security issue."

Impact

None - no longer considered a vulnerability.

Vulnerability Scoring Details

CVE Score Vector
CVE-2016-8858 0.0 (NONE) CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N

Exploitation and Public Announcements

NetApp is aware of public discussion of this vulnerability.

Affected Products

None.

Products Not Affected

  • 7-Mode Transition Tool
  • ATTO FibreBridge - 6500N
  • Brocade Fabric Operating System Firmware
  • Cloud Manager
  • Cluster Network Switch (NetApp CN1610)
  • Clustered Data ONTAP
  • Clustered Data ONTAP Antivirus Connector
  • Data ONTAP operating in 7-Mode
  • E-Series SANtricity Storage Manager
  • E-Series SANtricity Web Services (REST API) for Web Services Proxy
  • FAS/AFF BIOS
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Linux
  • Host Utilities - SAN for Windows
  • Management Network Switch (NetApp CN1601)
  • MetroCluster Tiebreaker for clustered Data ONTAP
  • NetApp Cloud Backup (formerly AltaVault)
  • NetApp Cloud Backup OST Plug-in (formerly AltaVault OST Plug-in)
  • NetApp Manageability SDK
  • NetApp NFS Plug-in for VMware VAAI
  • NetApp SANtricity SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp SMI-S Provider
  • NetApp SolidFire & HCI Storage Node (Element Software)
  • NetApp SteelStore Cloud Integrated Storage
  • NetApp Storage Encryption
  • NetApp VASA Provider for Clustered Data ONTAP 9.6 and above
  • ONTAP Select Deploy administration utility
  • OnCommand API Services
  • OnCommand Balance
  • OnCommand Insight
  • OnCommand Performance Manager (Unified Manager Performance Pkg)
  • OnCommand Unified Manager Core Package
  • OnCommand Unified Manager for Clustered Data ONTAP
  • OnCommand Workflow Automation
  • Open Systems SnapVault Agent
  • Service Processor
  • Single Mailbox Recovery
  • Snap Creator Framework
  • SnapCenter
  • SnapDrive for Unix
  • SnapDrive for Windows
  • SnapManager for Exchange
  • SnapManager for Hyper-V
  • SnapManager for MS SQL
  • SnapManager for Oracle
  • SnapManager for SAP
  • SnapManager for Sharepoint
  • Storage Replication Adapter for Clustered Data ONTAP for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above
  • Storage Services Connector
  • StorageGRID (formerly StorageGRID Webscale)
  • StorageGRID9 (9.x and prior)
  • System Manager 9.x
  • Virtual Storage Console for VMware vSphere 9.6 and above

Software Versions and Fixes

None.

This section will be updated as patches are released.

Workarounds

None at this time.

Obtaining Software Fixes

Software fixes will be made available through the NetApp Support website in the Software Download section.

https://mysupport.netapp.com/site/downloads/

Customers who do not have access to the Support website should contact Technical Support at the number below to obtain the patches.

Contact Information

Check http://mysupport.netapp.com for further updates.
For questions, contact NetApp at:

Technical Support
mysupport.netapp.com
1 888 4 NETAPP (1 888 463 8277) (U.S. and Canada)
+00 800 44 638277 (EMEA/Europe)
+800 800 80 800 (Asia/Pacific)

Status of This Notice

Final.

This advisory should be considered the single source of current, up-to-date, authorized and accurate information from NetApp.

This advisory is posted at the following link:
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/NTAP-20180201-0001

Revision History

Revision # Date Comments
1.0 20180201 Initial Public Release
2.0 20210415 Changed CVSS score to 0.0 - this is no longer considered a vulnerability, Final status

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