CVE-2009-2904

A certain Red Hat modification to the ChrootDirectory feature in OpenSSH 4.8, as used in sshd in OpenSSH 4.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.4 and Fedora 11, allows local users to gain privileges via hard links to setuid programs that use configuration files within the chroot directory, related to requirements for directory ownership.

Published : 2009-10-01 15:30 Updated : 2017-09-19 01:29

6.9
CVSS Score More info
Score 6.9 / 10
6.9
Vendor Product Version URI
Openbsd Openssh 4.8 cpe:/a:openbsd:openssh:4.8
Openbsd Openssh 4.3 cpe:/a:openbsd:openssh:4.3
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CWE

ID Name Description Links
CWE-16 Configuration Weaknesses in this category are typically introduced during the configuration of the software. CVE

History of changes

Date Event
2009-10-01 15:30

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