CVE-2012-2251

NameCVE-2012-2251
Descriptionrssh 2.3.2, as used by Debian, Fedora, and others, when the rsync protocol is enabled, allows local users to bypass intended restricted shell access via a (1) "-e" or (2) "--" command line option.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-2578-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
rssh (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.3.2-13squeeze3fixed
wheezy2.3.3-6fixed
jessie, sid2.3.4-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
rsshsource(unstable)2.3.3-6medium
rsshsourcesqueeze2.3.2-13squeeze3mediumDSA-2578-1

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