How to Buy
This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200711-02
(OpenSSH: Security bypass)
Jan Pechanec discovered that OpenSSH uses a trusted X11 cookie when it
cannot create an untrusted one.
An attacker could bypass the SSH client security policy and gain
privileges by causing an X client to be treated as trusted.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All OpenSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openssh-4.7'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27612 (gentoo_GLSA-200711-02.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 25628
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4752
Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best website experience. If you continue without changing these settings, you consent to this - but if you want, you can opt out of all cookies by clicking below.