Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that the ForceCommand directive could be bypassed.
If a local user created a malicious ~/.ssh/rc file, they could execute
arbitrary commands as their user id. This only affected Ubuntu 7.10.
USN-355-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenSSH. It was discovered that the
fixes for this issue were incomplete. A remote attacker could attempt
multiple logins, filling all available connection slots, leading to a
denial of service. This only affected Ubuntu 6.06 and 7.04.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36855 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2006-5051CVE-2008-1657CVE-2008-4109
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