GLSA-200711-02 : OpenSSH: Security bypass

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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.

Impact :

An attacker could bypass the SSH client security policy and gain
privileges by causing an X client to be treated as trusted.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200711-02

Solution :

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
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
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