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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-9079: dropbear Multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2017-9079: dropbear Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
Published
05/19/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
12/04/2019

Description

Dropbear before 2017.75 might allow local users to read certain files as root, if the file has the authorized_keys file format with a command= option. This occurs because ~/.ssh/authorized_keys is read with root privileges and symlinks are followed.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-dropbear

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