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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-3844
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:11:29
Published 27 Aug 2008 04:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3844

Summary

Certain Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4 and 5 packages for OpenSSH, as signed in August 2008 using a legitimate Red Hat GPG key, contain an externally introduced modification (Trojan Horse) that allows the package authors to have an unknown impact. NOTE: since the malicious packages were not distributed from any official Red Hat sources, the scope of this issue is restricted to users who may have obtained these packages through unofficial distribution points. As of 20080827, no unofficial distributions of this software are known.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Openbsd Openssh


References

XF - openssh-rhel-backdoor(44747)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2821

BID - 30794

REDHAT - RHSA-2008:0855

CONFIRM - http://www.redhat.com/security/data/openssh-blacklist.html

CONFIRM - http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-399.htm

SECTRACK - 1020730

SECUNIA - 32241

SECUNIA - 31575


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:19