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CVE-2008-1483 Detail

Description

OpenSSH 4.3p2, and probably other versions, allows local users to hijack forwarded X connections by causing ssh to set DISPLAY to :10, even when another process is listening on the associated port, as demonstrated by opening TCP port 6010 (IPv4) and sniffing a cookie sent by Emacs.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/24/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/19/2010)

All openssh versions shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 include the patch for this issue. This issue was fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2005-527.html Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is affected by this issue. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2008-1483

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-005.txt.asc
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ssh_advisory.asc
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=463011
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01462841
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00007.html
http://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-08:05.openssh.asc
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=590180&group_id=69227
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-237444-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1019235.1-1
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2374.html
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-205.htm
http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityNotice/CVE-2008-1483
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0120
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1576
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-03.xml
http://www.globus.org/mail_archive/security-announce/2008/04/msg00000.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:078
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490054/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28444
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019707
http://www.slackware.org/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2008&m=slackware-security.540188
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-260A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0994/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1123/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1124/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1448/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1526/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1624/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1630/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2396
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2584
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41438
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2397
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6085
https://usn.ubuntu.com/597-1/

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6085
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6085

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.3p2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1483
NVD Published Date:
03/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018