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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-2798

sshd in OpenSSH before 4.2, when GSSAPIDelegateCredentials is enabled, allows GSSAPI credentials to be delegated to clients who log in using non-GSSAPI methods, which could cause those credentials to be exposed to untrusted users or hosts.
Publish Date : 2005-09-06 Last Update Date : 2017-10-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3. This flaw was fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via errata RHSA-2005:527:
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2005-09-01 2005-09-01
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Leaking GSSAPI Credentials Vulnerability (B.11.23) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1345 unix
Leaking GSSAPI Credentials Vulnerability (B.11.00/B.11.11) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1566 unix
RHSA-2005:527: openssh security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20050527 unix
RHSA-2005:527: openssh security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:2005527 unix
sshd in OpenSSH before 4.2, when GSSAPIDelegateCredentials is enabled, allows GSSAPI credentials to be delegated to clie... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9717 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2005-2798

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.0p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.0.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.0.2p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.2.2p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.2.3p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.3p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.4p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.5p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.6.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.6.1p2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.7.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.7.1p2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.8.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.9.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Openbsd Openssh 4.0p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Openbsd Openssh 4.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openssh 32

- References For CVE-2005-2798
SCO SCOSA-2005.53
XF hpux-secure-shell-dos(24064)
VUPEN ADV-2006-0144
BID 14729 OpenSSH GSSAPI Credential Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2007-03-15
REDHAT RHSA-2005:527
MLIST [openssh-unix-announce] 20050901 Announce: OpenSSH 4.2 released
SECTRACK 1014845
SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:003

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-2798

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