CVE-2014-2532

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2014-03-15
CWE:
CWE-138
Bugzilla:
1077843: CVE-2014-2532 openssh: AcceptEnv environment restriction bypass flaw
It was found that OpenSSH did not properly handle certain AcceptEnv parameter values with wildcard characters. A remote attacker could use this flaw to bypass intended environment variable restrictions.

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Statement

This issue affects the version of openssh as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as it is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle, https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (openssh) RHSA-2014:1552 2014-10-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 openssh Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 openssh Will not fix

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