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USN-566-1: OpenSSH vulnerability

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USN-566-1: OpenSSH vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/11/2007
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

ssh in OpenSSH before 4.7 does not properly handle when an untrusted cookie cannot be created and uses a trusted X11 cookie instead, which allows attackers to violate intended policy and gain privileges by causing an X client to be treated as trusted.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-openssh-client

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