|Bugzilla:||755640: CVE-2011-4327 openssh: Unauthorized local access to host keys on platforms where ssh-rand-helper used|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
ssh-keysign.c in ssh-keysign in OpenSSH before 5.8p2 on certain platforms executes ssh-rand-helper with unintended open file descriptors, which allows local users to obtain sensitive key information via the ptrace system call.
Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of openssh as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6, as they use a built-in entropy pool to generate and retrieve entropy information when performing host-based authentication.
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