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OpenSSH Client Unauthorized Remote Forwarding

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Gain a shell remotely

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

16 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is running OpenSSH SSH client before 2.3.0.

Insight

Insight

This version does not properly disable X11 or agent forwarding, which could allow a malicious SSH server to gain access to the X11 display and sniff X11 events, or gain access to the ssh-agent.

Solution

Solution

Patch and new version are available from OpenSSH.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)