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Vulnerability Assessment Details

SSH1 CRC-32 compensation attack

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the remote SSH version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of SSH which is older than version 1.2.32,
or a version of OpenSSH which is older than 2.3.0.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a flaw known as a 'CRC-32
compensation attack' which may permit a possible hacker to gain a root shell on this
host.

Solution :

Upgrade to version 1.2.32 of SSH which solves this problem,
or to version 2.3.0 of OpenSSH

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 2347

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2006 Tenable Network Security

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