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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      Last Modified:  04/02/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1657
Original release date:
04/02/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-005.txt.asc External Source NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-005
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ssh_advisory.asc External Source MISC http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ssh_advisory.asc
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00005.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-09-15
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00007.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:009
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2374.html External Source CONFIRM http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2374.html
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0139 External Source CONFIRM http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0139
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-03.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200804-03
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:098 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:098
http://www.openbsd.org/errata43.html#001_openssh Patch External Source OPENBSD [4.3] 001: SECURITY FIX: March 30, 2008
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-4.9 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-4.9
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490488/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080404 rPSA-2008-0139-1 gnome-ssh-askpass openssh openssh-client openssh-server
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28531 Patch External Source BID 28531
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019733 External Source SECTRACK 1019733
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-649-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-649-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-260A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-260A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1035/references Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1035
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1624/references Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1624
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2396 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2396
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2584 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2584
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41549 External Source XF openssh-forcecommand-command-execution(41549)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2419 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2419

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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