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Vulnerability Assessment Details

FortressSSH SSH_MSG_KEXINIT Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Does a banner check for FortressSSH

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote SSH server is affected by a remote buffer overflow issue.

Description :

The remote host is running FortressSSH, an enterprise-class SSH server
for Windows.

According to its banner, the installed version of this software
reportedly contains a buffer overflow vulnerability involving a
boundary error in the logging of contents of 'SSH_MSG_KEXINIT'
messages. An unauthenticated attacker may be able to leverage this
issue to crash the affected application or to execute arbitrary code
on the affected host

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17991

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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