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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2252

Original release date: 01/10/2013
Last revised: 01/16/2013


Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in rssh before 2.3.4, when the rsync protocol is enabled, allows local users to bypass intended restricted shell access via the --rsh command line option.


Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/184.html 'CWE-184: Incomplete Blacklist'


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121127 Re: rssh: incorrect filtering of command line options
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20121127 Re: rssh security announcement
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=880177
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121128 Re: rssh: incorrect filtering of command line options
External Source: BID
Name: 56708
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2578
External Source: XF
Name: rssh-command-line-command-exec(80335)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121128 rssh: incorrect filtering of command line options

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