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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0225

scp in OpenSSH 4.2p1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via filenames that contain shell metacharacters or spaces, which are expanded twice.
Publish Date : 2006-01-25 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3 and 4: Issue was fixed upstream in version 4.3. The openssh packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are based on the fixed upstream version and were not affected by this flaw.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low 2005-09-13 2005-09-28
Redhat low 2005-09-13 2005-09-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-0225 unix
RHSA-2006:0044: openssh security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060044 unix
RHSA-2006:0298: openssh security update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20060298 unix
scp in OpenSSH 4.2p1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via filenames that contain shell metacharacters or s... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9962 unix
Security Vulnerability Relating to scp(1) Command May Allow Attackers to Execute Arbitrary Commands oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1138 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-2006-0225

# 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 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.0.1p1 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 3.5p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.5 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 3.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Openbsd Openssh 3.9.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Openbsd Openssh 4.0p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Openbsd Openssh 4.1p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Openbsd Openssh 4.2p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openssh 33

- References For CVE-2006-0225 CONFIRM CONFIRM CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2007-0930
VUPEN ADV-2007-2120
VUPEN ADV-2006-4869
VUPEN ADV-2006-2490
TRUSTIX 2006-0004
BID 16369 RCP Shell Utility Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-07-26
FEDORA FLSA-2006:168935
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0698
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0298
OPENPKG OpenPKG-SA-2006.003
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:008
REDHAT RHSA-2006:0044
SLACKWARE SSA:2006-045-06
SECTRACK 1015540
OPENBSD 20060212 [3.8] 005: SECURITY FIX: February 12, 2006
SGI 20060703-01-P
XF openssh-scp-command-execution(24305)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0225

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