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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1657

OpenSSH 4.4 up to versions before 4.9 allows remote authenticated users to bypass the sshd_config ForceCommand directive by modifying the .ssh/rc session file.
Publish Date : 2008-04-02 Last Update Date : 2011-08-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.5
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of OpenSSH as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
USN-649-1 -- openssh vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:17752 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-2008-1657

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openbsd Openbsd 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openssh Openssh 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openssh Openssh 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openssh Openssh 4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openssh Openssh 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openssh Openssh 4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openbsd 1
Openssh Openssh 5

- References For CVE-2008-1657

ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-005.txt.asc
NETBSD NetBSD-SA2008-005
http://aix.software.ibm.com/aix/efixes/security/ssh_advisory.asc CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00005.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-09-15
http://secunia.com/advisories/29602
SECUNIA 29602
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-04/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:009
http://secunia.com/advisories/29683
SECUNIA 29683
http://secunia.com/advisories/29609
SECUNIA 29609
http://secunia.com/advisories/29735
SECUNIA 29735
http://secunia.com/advisories/29693
SECUNIA 29693
http://secunia.com/advisories/30361
SECUNIA 30361
http://secunia.com/advisories/29939
SECUNIA 29939
http://secunia.com/advisories/31531
SECUNIA 31531
http://secunia.com/advisories/31882
SECUNIA 31882
http://secunia.com/advisories/32080
SECUNIA 32080
http://secunia.com/advisories/32110
SECUNIA 32110
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0139 CONFIRM
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2374.html CONFIRM
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200804-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200804-03
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019733
SECTRACK 1019733
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490488/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080404 rPSA-2008-0139-1 gnome-ssh-askpass openssh openssh-client openssh-server
http://www.openssh.com/txt/release-4.9 CONFIRM
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:098
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:098
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-649-1
UBUNTU USN-649-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1035/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1035
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1624/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1624
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2584
VUPEN ADV-2008-2584
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2396
VUPEN ADV-2008-2396
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41549
XF openssh-forcecommand-command-execution(41549)
http://www.openbsd.org/errata43.html#001_openssh
OPENBSD [4.3] 001: SECURITY FIX: March 30, 2008
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2419 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28531
BID 28531 OpenSSH ForceCommand Command Execution Weakness Release Date:2008-10-02
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-260A.html
CERT TA08-260A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1657

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


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