FreeBSD : rssh & scponly -- arbitrary command execution (f11b219a-44b6-11d9-ae2f-021106004fd6)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Jason Wies identified both rssh & scponly have a vulnerability that
allows arbitrary command execution. He reports :

The problem is compounded when you recognize that the main use of rssh
and scponly is to allow file transfers, which in turn allows a
malicious user to transfer and execute entire custom scripts on the
remote machine.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19165 (freebsd_pkg_f11b219a44b611d9ae2f021106004fd6.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 11791

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1161

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