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The SSH protocol server sshd allows local users without shell access to redirect a TCP connection through a service that uses the standard system password database for authentication, such as POP or FTP.
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  • BUGTRAQ:20000211 sshd and pop/ftponly users incorrect configuration
  • XF:ssh-redirect-tcp-connection
Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20000216 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Interim (20001011)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Blake, Cole, LeBlanc
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Baker, Bishop
REJECT(1) Levy
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:ssh-redirect-tcp-connection
 CHANGE> [Cole changed vote from REVIEWING to ACCEPT]
 Christey> Examine the thread at
   to ensure that this problem is being characterized
 Levy> SSH is working as designed. The fact that some of its interactions
   are not forseen by some is not a vulnerability.

Proposed (Legacy)
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