Public Date:
820414: CVE-2012-3478 rssh: circumvention of rssh restrictions using environment variables

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

rssh 2.3.3 and earlier allows local users to bypass intended restricted shell access via crafted environment variables in the command line.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3478 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.6
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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