GLSA-201311-19 : rssh: Access restriction bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

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 :

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
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71121 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53430

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2252