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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SSH 3.0.0

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the remote SSH version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

A possible hacker might be able to use the remote SSH server
to log into the remote host without proper credentials

Description :

The remote host is running SSH 3.0.0. There is a bug in this
release which permits any user to log into accounts whose
password entry is two characters long or less.

A possible hacker might gain root rights using this flaw.

Solution :

Upgrade to version 3.0.1 of SSH which solves this problem.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 3078

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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