CVE-2008-3259

NameCVE-2008-3259
DescriptionOpenSSH before 5.1 sets the SO_REUSEADDR socket option when the X11UseLocalhost configuration setting is disabled, which allows local users on some platforms to hijack the X11 forwarding port via a bind to a single IP address, as demonstrated on the HP-UX platform.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openssh (PTS)jessie1:6.7p1-5+deb8u4fixed
jessie (security)1:6.7p1-5+deb8u8fixed
stretch1:7.4p1-10+deb9u7fixed
stretch (security)1:7.4p1-10+deb9u6fixed
buster1:7.9p1-10fixed
bullseye, sid1:8.0p1-6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
opensshsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

- openssh <not-affected> (linux check that the effective userid matches or that bind addresses dont overlap on rebind)

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