Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssh (MDVSA-2008:098)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A vulnerability in OpenSSH 4.4 through 4.8 allowed local attackers to
bypass intended security restrictions enabling them to execute
commands other than those specified by the ForceCommand directive,
provided they are able to modify to ~/.ssh/rc (CVE-2008-1657).

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36276 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-098.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28531

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1657

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