GLSA-201311-19 : rssh: Access restriction bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


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-201311-19
(rssh: Access restriction bypass)

Multiple command line parsing and validation vulnerabilities have been
discovered in rssh. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below
for details.

Impact :

Multiple parsing and validation vulnerabilities can cause the
restrictions set up by rssh to be bypassed.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201311-19.xml

Solution :

All rssh users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-shells/rssh-2.3.4'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71121 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53430
56708

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2252
CVE-2012-3478