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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5161

Original release date: 11/19/2008
Last revised: 08/08/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Error handling in the SSH protocol in (1) SSH Tectia Client and Server and Connector 4.0 through 4.4.11, 5.0 through 5.2.4, and 5.3 through 5.3.8; Client and Server and ConnectSecure 6.0 through 6.0.4; Server for Linux on IBM System z 6.0.4; Server for IBM z/OS 5.5.1 and earlier, 6.0.0, and 6.0.1; and Client 4.0-J through 4.3.3-J and 4.0-K through 4.3.10-K; and (2) OpenSSH 4.7p1 and possibly other versions, when using a block cipher algorithm in Cipher Block Chaining (CBC) mode, makes it easier for remote attackers to recover certain plaintext data from an arbitrary block of ciphertext in an SSH session via unknown vectors.

Description

http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2008/Nov/1021235.html CBC mode connections are affected

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.6 (LOW) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Solution

With a valid username and password patches are available at the following link: https://downloads.ssh.com/

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/02/2009)
This issue was addressed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 by https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009-1287.html After reviewing the upstream fix for this issue, Red Hat does not intend to address this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4 at this time.

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1287
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34857
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT090062
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 247186
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3172
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32740
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5366
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081123 Revised: OpenSSH security advisory: cbc.adv
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#958563
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021235
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-11-09-1
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3173
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-3184
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.cpni.gov.uk/Docs/Vulnerability_Advisory_SSH.txt
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.attachmate.com/techdocs/2398.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32760
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://openssh.org/txt/cbc.adv
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36558
External Source: MISC
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-503.htm
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1135
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.rtpro.yamaha.co.jp/RT/FAQ/Security/CPNI957037.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021382
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 50036
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021236
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33121
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 33308
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.ssh.com/company/news/article/953/
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 50035
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081121 OpenSSH security advisory: cbc.adv
External Source: BID
Name: 32319
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-3409
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMA02447
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32833
External Source: XF
Name: openssh-sshtectia-cbc-info-disclosure(46620)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 49872
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11279
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11279
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:openbsd:openssh:4.7p1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.0.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.1j
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.2j
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.6
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.8k
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.3.9k
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.6
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.8
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.9
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.10
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:4.4.11
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.0.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.2.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.6
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.6
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.8
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.9
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.10
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.11
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.3.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.3.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.3.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.4.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.4.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.4.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.4.6
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.4.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.4.9
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:4.4.10
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.1.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.1.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.2.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.0.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.0.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.1.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.1.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.1.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.2.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.2.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.3.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:4.4.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.1.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.1.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.1.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.2.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.2.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.2.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.2.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.0f
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.2f
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.1f
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.3f
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.1.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.1.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.1.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.1.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.2.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.2.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.2.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.2.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.2.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.6
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:5.3.8
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.5
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.6
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.8
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_client:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connectsecure:6.0.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connectsecure:6.0.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connectsecure:6.0.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connectsecure:6.0.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connectsecure:6.0.4
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.4::linux_ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.5.1::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.5.0::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.4.0::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.4.1::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.4.2::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.3.0::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.2.0::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.2.1::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.2.2::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:5.1.1::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.0::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_server:6.0.1::ibm_zos
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.1.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.3.0
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.3.1
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.3.2
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.3.3
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.3.7
* cpe:/a:ssh:tectia_connector:5.3.8
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)