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OpenSSH Vulnerability: CVE-2012-0814

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/27/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/05/2012
Modified
05/27/2016

Description

The auth_parse_options function in auth-options.c in sshd in OpenSSH before 5.7 provides debug messages containing authorized_keys command options, which allows remote authenticated users to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading these messages, as demonstrated by the shared user account required by Gitolite. NOTE: this can cross privilege boundaries because a user account may intentionally have no shell or filesystem access, and therefore may have no supported way to read an authorized_keys file in its own home directory.

Solution(s)

  • openbsd-openssh-upgrade-5_7

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