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MDKSA-2002:019: openssh Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the openssh package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2002:019 (openssh).
Joost Pol found a bug in the channel code of all versions of OpenSSH from 2.0 to
3.0.2. This bug can allow authenticated users with an existing account on the
vulnerable system to obtain root privilege or by a malicious server attacking a
vulnerable client. OpenSSH 3.1 is not vulnerable to this problem. The provided
packages fix this vulnerability.
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2002:019
Threat Level: High
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