OpenSSH 4.3p2, and probably other versions, allows local users to hijack forwarded X connections by causing ssh to set DISPLAY to :10, even when another process is listening on the associated port, as demonstrated by opening TCP port 6010 (IPv4) and sniffing a cookie sent by Emacs.
Published 2008-03-24 23:44:00
Updated 2018-10-11 20:35:02
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2008-1483

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 22
IPs affected by CVE-2008-1483 28,531
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-1483

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~ 13 %
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CVSS scores for CVE-2008-1483

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CWE ids for CVE-2008-1483

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Vendor statements for CVE-2008-1483

  • Red Hat 2010-03-19
    All openssh versions shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 include the patch for this issue. This issue was fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 is affected by this issue. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact.

References for CVE-2008-1483

Products affected by CVE-2008-1483

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