Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : openssh (MDKSA-2001:092)

High Nessus Plugin ID 13905


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


The new OpenSSH 3.0.2 fixes a vulnerability in the UseLogin option. By default, Mandrake Linux does not enable UseLogin, but if the administrator enables it, local users are able to pass environment variables to the login process. This update also fixes a security hole in the KerberosV support that is present in versions 2.9.9 and 3.0.0.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 13905

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2001-092.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2004/07/31

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssh, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssh-askpass, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssh-askpass-gnome, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:openssh-server, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.1, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:7.2, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:8.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2001/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0872

BID: 3614

CERT: 157447

MDKSA: 2001:092