Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 / 7.10 : openssh vulnerability (USN-566-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jan Pechanec discovered that ssh would forward trusted X11 cookies
when untrusted cookie generation failed. This could lead to unintended
privileges being forwarded to a remote host.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29922 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4752