GLSA-200802-06 : scponly: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 31084
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Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200802-06 (scponly: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Joachim Breitner reported that Subversion and rsync support invokes subcommands in an insecure manner (CVE-2007-6350). It has also been discovered that scponly does not filter the -o and -F options to the scp executable (CVE-2007-6415).
Impact :

A local attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to elevate privileges and execute arbitrary commands on the vulnerable host.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All scponly users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/scponly-4.8' Due to the design of scponly's Subversion support, security restrictions can still be circumvented. Please read carefully the SECURITY file included in the package.

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200802-06

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31084

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200802-06.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Published: 2/14/2008

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:scponly, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2/12/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6350, CVE-2007-6415

GLSA: 200802-06

CWE: 94, 264