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Debian update for rssh

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Release Date:  2012-11-28    Views:  1,033

Secunia Advisory SA51307

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Debian has issued an update for rssh. This fixes two vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to bypass certain security restrictions.

For more information:
SA51343

1) The vulnerability is caused due the application not validating command line options and can be exploited to bypass the allowed commands filter checks resulting in reduced shell restrictions via the "-e" option.


Solution:
Apply updated packages via the apt-get package manager.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) James Clawson in a bug report.

Original Advisory:
DSA-2578-1:
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2578

James Clawson:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=877279

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