Vulnerability Details : CVE-2018-20685

In OpenSSH 7.9, scp.c in the scp client allows remote SSH servers to bypass intended access restrictions via the filename of . or an empty filename. The impact is modifying the permissions of the target directory on the client side.
Published 2019-01-10 21:29:00
Updated 2023-02-23 23:15:18
Source MITRE
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Threat overview for CVE-2018-20685

Top countries where our scanners detected CVE-2018-20685
Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 22
IPs affected by CVE-2018-20685 19,954,693
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-20685

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.71%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 78 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-20685

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CWE ids for CVE-2018-20685

  • The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
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References for CVE-2018-20685

Products affected by CVE-2018-20685

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