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Vulnerability Assessment Details

lsh overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for the remote SSH version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

You are running a version of LSH (a free replacement for
SSH) which is older than 1.5.3

Versions older than 1.5.3 are vulnerable to a buffer overflow which
may permit a possible hacker to gain a root shell on this host.


Solution : Upgrade to lsh 1.5.3 or to OpenSSH
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 8655

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Tenable Network Security

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