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FreeBSD Ports: rssh

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

FreeBSD Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

6 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

The following package is affected: rssh The installed version of rssh is vulnerable to a format string attack that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system. Specific to FreeBSD, only the account running rssh can be compromised (as opposed to root).

Solution

Solution

Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.pizzashack.org/rssh/security.shtml http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=109855982425122 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/1f826757-26be-11d9-ad2d-0050fc56d258.html

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)