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Vulnerability Assessment Details

F-Secure SSH Password Authentication Policy Evasion

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
F-Secure SSH version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running F-Secure SSH.

This version contains a bug which may permit a user to log in
using a password even though the server policy dispermits it.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to set up a dictionary attack against the
remote SSH server and eventually get access to this host.

Solution : Upgrade to F-Secure SSH 3.1.0 build 9 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: Low

Networks Security ID: 9824

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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