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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5794

Unspecified vulnerability in the sshd Privilege Separation Monitor in OpenSSH before 4.5 causes weaker verification that authentication has been successful, which might allow attackers to bypass authentication. NOTE: as of 20061108, it is believed that this issue is only exploitable by leveraging vulnerabilities in the unprivileged process, which are not known to exist.
Publish Date : 2006-11-08 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1. This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0738.html . Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is not vulnerable to this issue as it contains a backported patch.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2006-11-07 2006-11-07
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-5794 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20065794 unix
RHSA-2006:0738: openssh security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060738 unix
Unspecified vulnerability in the sshd Privilege Separation Monitor in OpenSSH before 4.5 causes weaker verification that... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11840 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5794

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openbsd Openssh 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openssh 1

- References For CVE-2006-5794

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0738.html
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0738
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20061201-01-P.asc
SGI 20061201-01-P
http://secunia.com/advisories/22772
SECUNIA 22772
http://secunia.com/advisories/22778
SECUNIA 22778
http://secunia.com/advisories/22814
SECUNIA 22814
http://secunia.com/advisories/22872
SECUNIA 22872
http://secunia.com/advisories/23680
SECUNIA 23680
http://secunia.com/advisories/23513
SECUNIA 23513
http://secunia.com/advisories/22932
SECUNIA 22932
http://secunia.com/advisories/24055
SECUNIA 24055
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20956
BID 20956 OpenSSH Privilege Separation Key Signature Weakness Release Date:2007-11-15
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4399
VUPEN ADV-2006-4399
http://secunia.com/advisories/22773
SECUNIA 22773
http://secunia.com/advisories/22771
SECUNIA 22771
http://www.openssh.org/txt/release-4.5 CONFIRM
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461854&group_id=69227 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-766 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30120
XF openssh-separation-verificaton-weakness(30120)
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9986131-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3069097-patch.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451100/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061109 rPSA-2006-0207-1 openssh openssh-client openssh-server
http://www.openpkg.org/security/advisories/OpenPKG-SA-2006.032-openssh.html
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.032
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_26_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:026
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:204
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:204
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4400
VUPEN ADV-2006-4400
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017183
SECTRACK 1017183
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=461863&group_id=69227 CONFIRM
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-048.htm CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5794

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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