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A certain Red Hat modification to the ChrootDirectory feature in OpenSSH 4.8 as used in sshd in OpenSSH 4.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.4 and Fedora 11 allows local users to gain privileges via hard links to setuid programs that use configuration files within the chroot directory related to requirements for directory ownership.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9862

A certain Red Hat modification to the ChrootDirectory feature in OpenSSH 4.8 as used in sshd in OpenSSH 4.3 in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.4 and Fedora 11 allows local users to gain privileges via hard links to setuid programs that use configuration files within the chroot directory related to requirements for directory ownership.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • CentOS Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2904
Product(s):