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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5161

Error handling in the SSH protocol in (1) SSH Tectia Client and Server and Connector 4.0 through 4.4.11, 5.0 through 5.2.4, and 5.3 through 5.3.8; Client and Server and ConnectSecure 6.0 through 6.0.4; Server for Linux on IBM System z 6.0.4; Server for IBM z/OS 5.5.1 and earlier, 6.0.0, and 6.0.1; and Client 4.0-J through 4.3.3-J and 4.0-K through 4.3.10-K; and (2) OpenSSH 4.7p1 and possibly other versions, when using a block cipher algorithm in Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) mode, makes it easier for remote attackers to recover certain plaintext data from an arbitrary block of ciphertext in an SSH session via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-11-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Vendor Statements

This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1287.html After reviewing the upstream fix for this issue, Red Hat does not intend to address this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4 at this time.
Source: Redhat

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat low
2.6
AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N 2008-10-16 2008-11-19
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ELSA-2009:1287: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22951 unix
Error handling in the SSH protocol in (1) SSH Tectia Client and Server and Connector 4.0 through 4.4.11, 5.0 through 5.2... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11279 unix
RHSA-2009:1287 -- openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:29350 unix
RHSA-2009:1287: openssh security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Low) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091287 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-2008-5161

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openbsd Openssh 4.7p1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.1j Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.2j Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.8k Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.3.9k Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application SSH Tectia Client 4.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.0f Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.1f Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
36 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
37 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.2f Version Details Vulnerabilities
38 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
39 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.0.3f Version Details Vulnerabilities
40 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
41 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
42 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
43 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
44 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
45 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
46 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
47 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
48 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
49 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
50 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
51 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
52 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
53 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
54 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
55 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
56 Application SSH Tectia Client 5.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
57 Application SSH Tectia Client 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
58 Application SSH Tectia Client 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
59 Application SSH Tectia Client 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
60 Application SSH Tectia Client 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
61 Application SSH Tectia Client 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
62 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
63 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
64 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
65 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
66 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
67 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
68 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
69 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
70 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
71 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
72 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
73 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
74 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
75 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
76 Application SSH Tectia Connector 4.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
77 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
78 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
79 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
80 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
81 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
82 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
83 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
84 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
85 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
86 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
87 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
88 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
89 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
90 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
91 Application SSH Tectia Connector 5.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
92 Application SSH Tectia Connectsecure 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
93 Application SSH Tectia Connectsecure 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
94 Application SSH Tectia Connectsecure 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
95 Application SSH Tectia Connectsecure 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
96 Application SSH Tectia Connectsecure 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
97 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
98 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
99 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
100 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
101 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.0.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
102 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
103 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
104 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
105 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
106 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
107 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
108 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
109 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
110 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
111 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
112 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
113 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
114 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
115 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
116 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
117 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
118 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
119 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
120 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
121 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
122 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
123 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
124 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
125 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
126 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
127 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
128 Application SSH Tectia Server 4.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
129 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
130 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
131 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
132 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
133 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
134 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
135 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.1.1 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
136 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
137 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
138 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
139 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.2.0 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
140 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.2.1 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
141 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
142 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.2.2 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
143 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
144 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
145 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
146 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.0 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
147 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
148 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
149 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
150 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
151 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
152 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
153 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
154 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.3.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
155 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.4.0 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
156 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.4.1 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
157 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.4.2 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
158 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.5.0 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
159 Application SSH Tectia Server 5.5.1 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
160 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
161 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.0 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
162 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.1 Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities
163 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
164 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
165 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
166 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
167 Application SSH Tectia Server 6.0.4 Linux Ibm Zos Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openbsd Openssh 1
SSH Tectia Client 60
SSH Tectia Connector 30
SSH Tectia Connectsecure 5
SSH Tectia Server 71

- References For CVE-2008-5161

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46620
XF openssh-sshtectia-cbc-info-disclosure(46620)
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10163 CONFIRM
https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=SB10106 CONFIRM
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05157667 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1135
VUPEN ADV-2009-1135
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184
VUPEN ADV-2009-3184
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3409
VUPEN ADV-2008-3409
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3173
VUPEN ADV-2008-3173
http://www.ssh.com/company/news/article/953/ CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3172
VUPEN ADV-2008-3172
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021382
SECTRACK 1021382
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021236
SECTRACK 1021236
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021235
SECTRACK 1021235
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32319
BID 32319 OpenSSH CBC Mode Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2014-05-14
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/958563
CERT-VN VU#958563
http://www.rtpro.yamaha.co.jp/RT/FAQ/Security/CPNI957037.html CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498558/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081121 OpenSSH security advisory: cbc.adv
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1287.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:1287
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-247186-1
SUNALERT 247186
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 CONFIRM
http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2398.html CONFIRM
http://www.cpni.gov.uk/Docs/Vulnerability_Advisory_SSH.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498579/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081123 Revised: OpenSSH security advisory: cbc.adv
http://kb.juniper.net/InfoCenter/index?page=content&id=JSA10705 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5366
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-503.htm
http://openssh.org/txt/cbc.adv CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125017764422557&w=2
HP HPSBMA02447

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5161

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