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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      Last Modified:  11/08/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5794
Original release date:
11/08/2006
Last revised:
10/10/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; 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 Type Source Name
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061201-01-P.asc External Source SGI 20061201-01-P
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0738.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2006:0738
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017183 External Source SECTRACK 1017183
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461854&group_id=69227 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461854&group_id=69227
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461863&group_id=69227 External Source CONFIRM http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461863&group_id=69227
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-048.htm External Source CONFIRM http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-048.htm
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:204 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:204
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:026
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.032-openssh.html External Source OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.032
http://www.openssh.org/txt/release-4.5 External Source CONFIRM http://www.openssh.org/txt/release-4.5
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451100/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20061109 rPSA-2006-0207-1 openssh openssh-client openssh-server
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20956 Patch External Source BID 20956
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3069097-patch.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3069097-patch.html
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9986131-patch.html External Source CONFIRM http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9986131-patch.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4399 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4399
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4400 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4400
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30120 External Source XF openssh-separation-verificaton-weakness(30120)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-766 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-766
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11840 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11840

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

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