OpenSSH < 3.6.1p2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 17702
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Synopsis

The SSH server running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

According to its banner, the version of OpenSSH running on the remote host is ealier than 3.6.1p2. When compiled for the AIX operating system with a compiler other than that of the native AIX compiler, an error exists that can allow dynamic libraries in the current directory to be loaded before dynamic libraries in the system paths. This behavior can allow local users to escalate privileges by creating, loading and executing their own malicious replacement libraries.

Solution

Upgrade to OpenSSH 3.6.1p2 or later.

See Also

https://www.openssh.com/txt/release-3.6.1p2

https://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/320038/2003-04-25/2003-05-01/0

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17702

File Name: openssh_361p2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: remote

Published: 11/18/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: ssh_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:openbsd:openssh

Patch Publication Date: 4/28/2003

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/28/2003

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2002-0746