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Category:   Application (Security)  >   SSH Tectia Server Vendors:   SSH Communications
SSH Tectia Lets Local Users Gain Root Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019167
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019167
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-5616   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 9 2008
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0, 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 up to 5.2.3 and 5.3.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in SSH Tectia Client and Server. A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit an unspecified flaw in '/opt/tectia/libexec/ssh-signer' to gain root privileges.

Only the Linux/UNIX version is affected.

Tuomas Siren reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (5.2.4 and 5.3.6).

No vendor advisory was available at the time of this entry.

Vendor URL:  www.ssh.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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