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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      Last Modified:  09/06/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-2797
Original release date:
09/06/2005
Last revised:
12/07/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.11/SCOSA-2006.11.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2006.11
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/UnixWare/SCOSA-2005.53/SCOSA-2005.53.txt External Source SCO SCOSA-2005.53
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=112605977304049&w=2 External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2005.019
http://secunia.com/advisories/18661 External Source SECUNIA 18661
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014845 External Source SECTRACK 1014845
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-033.htm External Source SECUNIA 18661
http://www.mindrot.org/pipermail/openssh-unix-announce/2005-September/000083.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [openssh-unix-announce] 20050901 Announce: OpenSSH 4.2 released
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14727 External Source 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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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