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CVE-2008-3259 Detail

Description

OpenSSH before 5.1 sets the SO_REUSEADDR socket option when the X11UseLocalhost configuration setting is disabled, which allows local users on some platforms to hijack the X11 forwarding port via a bind to a single IP address, as demonstrated on the HP-UX platform.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/22/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3259
Original release date:
07/22/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
1.2 LOW
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
1.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
High
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/23/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue 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
http://openssh.com/security.html External Source CONFIRM http://openssh.com/security.html
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-5.1 External Source CONFIRM http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-5.1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30339 External Source BID 30339
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020537 External Source SECTRACK 1020537
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2148 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2148
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43940 External Source XF openssh-x11forwarding-info-disclosure(43940)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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:1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:1.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 5.0

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