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Category:   Application (VPN)  >   SSH Vendors:   HP
HP Secure Shell Discloses User Account Names to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018065
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2791   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 16 2007
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP Secure Shell on Tru64 UNIX. A remote user can determine valid user accounts on the target system.

A remote user can identify valid users.

HP credits Andrea Purificato with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can determine valid users accounts on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following Early Release Patch kits.

HP Tru64 UNIX Version v5.1B-4
Prerequisite: HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-4 PK6 (BL27)
Kit Name: T64KIT1001208-V51BB26-ES-20070427
Kit Location:

HP Tru64 UNIX Version v5.1B-3
Prerequisite: HP Tru64 UNIX v5.1B-3 PK5 (BL26)
Kit Name: T64KIT1001205-V51BB27-ES-20070427
Kit Location:

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Tru64)
Underlying OS Comments:  5.1B-3, 5.1B-4

Message History:   None.

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