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CVE-2008-1657 Detail

Current Description

OpenSSH 4.4 up to versions before 4.9 allows remote authenticated users to bypass the sshd_config ForceCommand directive by modifying the .ssh/rc session file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/02/2008
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (04/03/2008)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of OpenSSH as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00007.html
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2374.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0139
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-03.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:098
http://www.openbsd.org/errata43.html#001_openssh Patch
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-4.9 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/490488/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28531 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019733
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-649-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-260A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1035/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1624/references Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2396 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2584 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41549
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2419

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1657
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018