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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2002:019: openssh

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the openssh package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:019 (openssh).

Joost Pol found a bug in the channel code of all versions of OpenSSH from 2.0 to
3.0.2. This bug can permit authenticated users with an existing account on the
vulnerable system to obtain root privilege or by a malicious server attacking a
vulnerable client. OpenSSH 3.1 is not vulnerable to this problem. The provided
packages fix this vulnerability.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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