Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2011 00:48:48 +0200 From: Markus Friedl <mfriedl@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: FreeBSD 4.x OpenSSH/libopie remote root hole Yes, it's last years libopie bug CVE-2010-1938, even if the exploit author does not think so. http://twitter.com/msfriedl/status/87114829789278208 http://twitter.com/msfriedl/status/87910449634476033 On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 03:07:45PM +0000, Solar Designer wrote: > On Mon, Jul 04, 2011 at 09:24:45PM -0700, Colin Percival wrote: > > I haven't had time to investigate, in part because I don't have any systems > > running that ancient openssh any more. I'm interested to hear if anyone has > > tracked down exactly where the bug was, though. > > Thanks for your reply. > > Since I also have other uses for my time, would anyone else investigate, > please? I'd appreciate it. Perhaps install FreeBSD 4.x into a VM. > Sounds like fun for someone who has time. > > I don't think the bug is in OpenSSH per se, nor in FreeBSD 4's PAM (my > understanding is that it was cut-down Linux-PAM at the time, which was > replaced with OpenPAM in 5.x), nor in pam_opie. libopie sounds more > plausible. But I could be wrong. > > Alexander
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