regreSSHion: RCE in OpenSSH’s Server on glibc-based Linux Systems (CVE-2024-6387)

OpenSSH is widely known for managing secure shell connections (SSH). However, a recently discovered vulnerability in OpenSSH’s server (sshd), known as regreSSHion, has been identified. If a client does not authenticate within the LoginGraceTime (120 seconds by default, 600 seconds in older versions), sshd’s SIGALRM handler is called asynchronously. This signal handler calls functions that […]