ESB-2019.0360.2 - UPDATE [Debian] rssh: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2019-02-20

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                           rssh security update
                             20 February 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           rssh
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 8
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Mitigation
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-3464 CVE-2019-3463 

Reference:         ESB-2019.0306

Original Bulletin:

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) advisories.

Revision History:  February 20 2019: Added DLA 1660-2
                   February  7 2019: Initial Release

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Package        : rssh
Version        : 2.3.4-4+deb8u2
CVE ID         : CVE-2019-3463 CVE-2019-3464

More vulnerabilities were found by Nick Cleaton in the rssh code that
could lead to arbitrary code execution under certain circumstances.


    reject rsync --daemon and --config command-line options; arbitrary
    command execution


    prevent popt to load a ~/.popt configuration file, leading to
    arbitrary command execution

For Debian 8 "Jessie", these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your rssh packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at:

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Package        : rssh
Version        : 2.3.4-4+deb8u3
Debian Bug     : #921655

It was discovered that the fix for the security vulnerability
released for rssh in 2.3.4-4+deb8u2 via DLA-1660-1 introduced a
regression that blocked scp(1) of multiple files from a server
using rssh.

Please see <> for more information.

For Debian 8 "Jessie", this issue has been addressed in rssh
version 2.3.4-4+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your rssh packages.


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     : :'  :     Chris Lamb
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