CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2005-09-01
IAVA: 2012-A-0136


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

sshd in OpenSSH before 4.2, when GSSAPIDelegateCredentials is enabled, allows GSSAPI credentials to be delegated to clients who log in using non-GSSAPI methods, which could cause those credentials to be exposed to untrusted users or hosts.

Find out more about CVE-2005-2798 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 and 3.
This flaw was fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via errata RHSA-2005:527:

Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (openssh) RHSA-2005:527 October 05, 2005

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