CVE-2006-5794 Detail

Current 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.


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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.

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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/1/451100/100/0/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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5794
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.