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Re: SSH/OPENSSH HOLE ALL VERSIONS.
From: aeonflux <aeonflux () aeonflux no-ip com>
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 2003 23:38:33 -0400
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On Tuesday 04 March 2003 6:18 pm, diacetyl () hushmail com wrote:
The ssh command contains an innate system of backdooring that can be
levereged by an attacker to gain the access of another user.
The crux of this problem lies in the face that any public key dropped to
~/.ssh/authorized_keys may be used to gain entry to the machine under the
priveledges of that user by he who posesses the corresponding private key.
Duh...... this is not a flaw. However, this advisory appears to be a
joke.... more then likely the work of the evil gobbles :-)
in particular ....
iDEFENSE for their elite file advisory
these warriors of full-disclosure give me the courage to release this
vulnerability even after death threats from evil blackhats who shut off
my power, ruined my credit, and got me fired from my job.
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