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CVE-2009-2904 Detail

Description

A certain Red Hat modification to the ChrootDirectory feature in OpenSSH 4.8, as used in sshd in OpenSSH 4.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.4 and Fedora 11, allows local users to gain privileges via hard links to setuid programs that use configuration files within the chroot directory, related to requirements for directory ownership.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/01/2009

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2010-March/038214.html
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36552
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=522141
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A9862
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1470.html Vendor Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9862
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9862

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2904
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017