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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2008-2016 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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29922 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25628

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4752

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