Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssh (MDVSA-2008:078)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

OpenSSH allows local users to hijack forwarded X connections by
causing ssh to set DISPLAY to :10, even when another process is
listening on the associated port.

The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36879 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-078.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28444

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1483

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