Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in rssh, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
|Package||app-shells/rssh on all architectures|
|Affected versions||<= 2.3.4_p3|
rssh is a restricted shell, allowing only a few commands like scp or sftp. It is often used as a complement to OpenSSH to provide limited access to users.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in rssh. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
There is no known workaround at this time.
Gentoo has discontinued support for rssh. We recommend that users unmerge rssh:
# emerge --unmerge "app-shells/rssh"
NOTE: The Gentoo developer(s) maintaining rssh have discontinued support at this time. It may be possible that a new Gentoo developer will update rssh at a later date. OpenSSH (net-misc/openssh) may be able to provide similar functionality using its extensive configuration.
July 27, 2020
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