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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:172: 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-2005:172 (openssh).



Sshd in OpenSSH before 4.2, when GSSAPIDelegateCredentials is enabled, permits
GSSAPI credentials to be delegated to clients who log in using non-GSSAPI
methods, which could cause those credentials to be exposed to untrusted users
or hosts.

GSSAPI is only enabled in versions of openssh shipped in LE2005 and greater.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:172
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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