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CVE-2005-2797 Detail

Description

OpenSSH 4.0, and other versions before 4.2, does not properly handle dynamic port forwarding ("-D" option) when a listen address is not provided, which may cause OpenSSH to enable the GatewayPorts functionality.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/06/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (11/25/2009)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of OpenSSH as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3 or 4.

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.11/SCOSA-2006.11.txt
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.53/SCOSA-2005.53.txt
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112605977304049&w=2
http://secunia.com/advisories/18661
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014845
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-033.htm
http://www.mindrot.org/pipermail/openssh-unix-announce/2005-September/000083.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14727

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2797
NVD Published Date:
09/06/2005
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016