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CVE-2021-41617

Description

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.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7
Component: openssh
Publish Date: Sep 26, 2021
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: HIGH
Modified Date: Sep 26, 2021

Find out more about CVE-2021-41617 from the MITRE-CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


Products Affected

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Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux
Wind River Linux LTS 17 Fixed LIN10-9138
10.17.41.25 --
Wind River Linux 8 Requires LTSS -- -- --
Wind River Linux 9 Requires LTSS -- -- --
Wind River Linux 7 Requires LTSS -- -- --
Wind River Linux LTS 21 Fixed LIN1021-1619
10.21.20.7 --
Wind River Linux LTS 22 Fixed -- 10.21.20.7 --
Wind River Linux LTS 18 Fixed LIN1018-8229
10.18.44.24 --
Wind River Linux LTS 19 Fixed LIN1019-7224
10.19.45.20 --
Wind River Linux CD release Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks
VxWorks 7 Not Vulnerable -- -- --
VxWorks 6.9 Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Related Products

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Notes
Requires LTSS - customers must have active LTSS (Long Term Security Shield) Support to receive up-to-date information about vulnerabilities that may affect legacy software. Please contact your Wind River account team or see https://docs.windriver.com/bundle/Support_and_Maintenance_Supplemental_Terms_and_Conditions and https://support2.windriver.com/index.php?page=plc for more information.
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