OpenSSH < 3.6.1p2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

The SSH server running on the remote host is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of OpenSSH running on the remote
host is ealier than 3.6.1p2. When compiled for the AIX operating
system with a compiler other than that of the native AIX compiler, an
error exists that can allow dynamic libraries in the current directory
to be loaded before dynamic libraries in the system paths. This
behavior can allow local users to escalate privileges by creating,
loading and executing their own malicious replacement libraries.

See also :

http://www.openssh.org/txt/release-3.6.1p2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/320038/2003-04-25/2003-05-01/0

Solution :

Upgrade to OpenSSH 3.6.1p2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Denial of Service

Nessus Plugin ID: 17702 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0746