OpenSSH Client Unauthorized Remote Forwarding

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
Patch and new version are available from OpenSSH.

Summary:
The remote host is running OpenSSH SSH client before 2.3.0.

Technical Details:
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.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner Unreliable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2000-1169

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1949

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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