Certain Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5 packages for OpenSSH, as signed in August 2008 using a legitimate Red Hat GPG key, contain an externally introduced modification (Trojan Horse) that allows the package authors to have an unknown impact. NOTE: since the malicious packages were not distributed from any official Red Hat sources, the scope of this issue is restricted to users who may have obtained these packages through unofficial distribution points. As of 20080827, no unofficial distributions of this software are known.

Published : 2008-08-27 20:41 Updated : 2017-08-08 01:32

CVSS Score More info
Score 9.3 / 10
Vendor Product Version URI
Openbsd Openssh cpe:/a:openbsd:openssh
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ID Name Description Links
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation The product does not validate or incorrectly validates input that can affect the control flow or data flow of a program. CVE

History of changes

Date Event
2017-08-08 05:49
2008-08-27 20:41