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rssh -- format string vulnerability


There is a format string bug in rssh that enables an attacker to execute arbitrary code from an account configured to use rssh. On FreeBSD it is only possible to compromise the rssh running account, not root.



portaudit: rssh -- format string vulnerability

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Oliver Eikemeier <>