Family: Denial of Service --> Category: mixed
Dropbear Authorization-Pending Denial of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for authorization pending connection limit in Dropbear SSH server
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote SSH server is susceptible to denial of service attacks.
The remote host is running Dropbear, a small, open-source SSH server.
The version of Dropbear installed on the remote host by default has a limit of
30 connections in the authorization-pending state
subsequent connections are
closed immediately. This issue can be exploited trivially by an
unauthenticated attacker to deny service to legitimate users.
See also :
Upgrade to Dropbear 0.48 or later.
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
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