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CVE-2007-2243 Detail

Description

OpenSSH 4.6 and earlier, when ChallengeResponseAuthentication is enabled, allows remote attackers to determine the existence of user accounts by attempting to authenticate via S/KEY, which displays a different response if the user account exists, a similar issue to CVE-2001-1483.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  04/25/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-2243
Original release date:
04/25/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
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:P/I:N/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 disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (05/23/2007)

Not vulnerable. OpenSSH supplied with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and 5 does not contain S/KEY support.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-April/053906.html External Source FULLDISC 20070421 OpenSSH - System Account Enumeration if S/Key is used
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-April/053951.html External Source FULLDISC 20070424 OpenSSH - System Account Enumeration if S/Key is used
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2631 External Source SREASON 2631
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23601 External Source BID 23601
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33794 External Source XF openssh-challenge-information-disclosure(33794)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.2.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.9.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.9.9p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.9p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:2.9p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.0.1p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.0.2p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.0p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.1p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.2.2p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.2.3p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.3p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.4p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.5p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.6.1p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.6.1p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.7.1p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.7.1p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.8.1p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.9.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:3.9.1p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.0p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.1p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.2p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.3p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.3p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.4p1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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