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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0225

Original release date: 01/25/2006
Last revised: 07/18/2013


scp in OpenSSH 4.2p1 allows attackers to execute arbitrary commands via filenames that contain shell metacharacters or spaces, which are expanded twice.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (09/09/2009)
This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3 and 4: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/CVE-2006-0225.html https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2006-0225.html Issue was fixed upstream in version 4.3. The openssh packages in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are based on the fixed upstream version and were not affected by this flaw.

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External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:034
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0306
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-158.htm
External Source: SLACKWARE
Name: SSA:2006-045-06
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015540
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-4869
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-255-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/sas/f/hmc/power5/install/v52.Readme.html#MH00688
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.sun.com/security/entry/sun_alert_102961_security_vulnerability
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9962
External Source: BID
Name: 16369
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200602-11
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-174.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-246.htm
External Source: SREASON
Name: 462
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2490
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0698
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0930
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0298
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-3069097-patch.html
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 102961
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-262.htm
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2120
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305214
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-03-13
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-072A
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FLSA-2006:168935
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/support/vi3/doc/esx-9986131-patch.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:008
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1138
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0004
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2006:0044
External Source: SGI
Name: 20060703-01-P
External Source: XF
Name: openssh-scp-command-execution(24305)
External Source: OPENBSD
Name: 20060212 [3.8] 005: SECURITY FIX: February 12, 2006
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=2751
External Source: OPENPKG
Name: OpenPKG-SA-2006.003
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT061267
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=174026

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1138
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9962
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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