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CVE-2006-5794 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the sshd Privilege Separation Monitor in OpenSSH before 4.5 causes weaker verification that authentication has been successful, which might allow attackers to bypass authentication. NOTE: as of 20061108, it is believed that this issue is only exploitable by leveraging vulnerabilities in the unprivileged process, which are not known to exist.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/08/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/24/2009)

This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0738.html . Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061201-01-P.asc
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0738.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017183
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461854&group_id=69227
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461863&group_id=69227
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-048.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:204
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.032-openssh.html
http://www.openssh.org/txt/release-4.5
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451100/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20956 Patch
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3069097-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9986131-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4399
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4400
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30120
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-766
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11840

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11840
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11840

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 4.4

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5794
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017