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vulnerability note CVE-2018-20685

OpenSSH: privilege escalation via Scp Client Empty Dirname Permission Change

Synthesis of the vulnerability

Impacted products: Fedora, OpenSSH, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity: 3/4.
Consequences: data reading, data creation/edition, data deletion.
Provenance: internet server.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 11/01/2019.
Revision date: 14/01/2019.
Identifiers: CVE-2018-20685, FEDORA-2019-9eb0ae6296, FEDORA-2019-f6ff819834, SUSE-SU-2019:0125-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0126-1, SUSE-SU-2019:0132-1, SUSE-SU-2019:13931-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28244.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Scp Client Empty Dirname Permission Chan...
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