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OpenSSH Vulnerability: CVE-2000-0217

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/24/2000
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/05/2012
Modified
01/30/2020

Description

The default configuration of SSH allows X forwarding, which could allow a remote attacker to control a client's X sessions via a malicious xauth program.

Solution(s)

  • openbsd-openssh-upgrade-latest

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