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Debian Security Advisory DSA 969-1 (scponly)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.2

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to scponly announced via advisory DSA 969-1. Max Vozeller discovered a vulnerability in scponly, a utility to restrict user commands to scp and sftp, that could lead to the execution of arbitray commands as root. The system is only vulnerable if the program scponlyc is installed setuid root and if regular users have shell access to the machine. The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain an scponly package.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 4.0-1sarge1. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.6-1. We recommend that you upgrade your scponly package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20969-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)