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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2021-41617

sshd in OpenSSH 6.2 through 8.x before 8.8, when certain non-default configurations are used, allows privilege escalation because supplemental groups are not initialized as expected. Helper programs for AuthorizedKeysCommand and AuthorizedPrincipalsCommand may run with privileges associated with group memberships of the sshd process, if the configuration specifies running the command as a different user.
Publish Date : 2021-09-26 Last Update Date : 2021-11-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.4
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 269

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2021:4782: openssh security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20214782 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2021-41617

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 33 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 34 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Fedoraproject Fedora 35 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Netapp Clustered Data Ontap - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Netapp Hci Management Node - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Netapp Ontap Select Deploy Administration Utility - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Netapp Solidfire - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openbsd Openssh * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Fedoraproject Fedora 3
Netapp Active Iq Unified Manager 1
Netapp Clustered Data Ontap 1
Netapp Hci Management Node 1
Netapp Ontap Select Deploy Administration Utility 1
Netapp Solidfire 1
Openbsd Openssh 1

- References For CVE-2021-41617

https://www.openssh.com/security.html
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2021/09/26/1
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/W44V2PFQH5YLRN6ZJTVRKAD7CU6CYYET/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-f8df0f8563
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/KVI7RWM2JLNMWTOFK6BDUSGNOIPZYPUT/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-fa0e94198f
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20211014-0004/ CONFIRM
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/6XJIONMHMKZDTMH6BQR5TNLF2WDCGWED/
FEDORA FEDORA-2021-1f7339271d
https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1190975 CONFIRM
https://www.openssh.com/txt/release-8.8

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2021-41617

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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