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CVE-2016-10010

Published: 4 January 2017

sshd in OpenSSH before 7.4, when privilege separation is not used, creates forwarded Unix-domain sockets as root, which might allow local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors, related to serverloop.c.

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
unix socket forwarding was introduced in openssh 6.7
mdeslaur
privilege separation is enabled in Debian/Ubuntu
Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 7.0

Status

Package Release Status
openssh
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Not vulnerable
(1:7.4p1-1)
precise Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Not vulnerable
(code not present)
upstream
Released (1:7.4p1-1)
xenial
Released (1:7.2p2-4ubuntu2.4)
yakkety Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
zesty Not vulnerable
(1:7.4p1-1)
Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/openssh/openssh-portable/commit/b737e4d7433577403a31cff6614f6a1b0b5e22f4
upstream: https://github.com/openssh/openssh-portable/commit/51045869fa084cdd016fdd721ea760417c0a3bf3