OpenSSH UseLogin Environment Variables

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

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

Recommendations:
Upgrade to OpenSSH 3.0.2 or apply the patch for prior versions.

Summary:
You are running a version of OpenSSH which is older than 3.0.2.

Technical Details:
Versions prior than 3.0.2 are vulnerable to an environment variables export that can allow a local user to execute command with root privileges. This problem affect only versions prior than 3.0.2, and when the UseLogin feature is enabled (usually disabled by default)

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-2001-0872

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3614

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.2

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