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CVE-2014-9278 Detail

Current Description

The OpenSSH server, as used in Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and when running in a Kerberos environment, allows remote authenticated users to log in as another user when they are listed in the .k5users file of that user, which might bypass intended authentication requirements that would force a local login.

Source:  MITRE
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CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0425.html
http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.encryption.kerberos.general/15855
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/02/3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/12/04/17
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71420
https://bugzilla.mindrot.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1867
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1169843
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/99090

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-287 Improper Authentication NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openbsd:openssh:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:fedora:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-9278
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2014
NVD Last Modified:
09/07/2017