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SSH Overflow Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for the remote SSH version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code might be executed on the remote host

Description :

The remote host is a running a version of the SSH server which is older than
(or as old as) version 1.2.27.

If this version was compiled against the RSAREF library, then it is very
likely to be vulnerable to a buffer overflow which may be exploited by an
attacker to gain root rights on your system.

To acertain if you compiled ssh against the RSAREF library, type
'ssh -V' on the remote host.

Solution :

Use SSH 2.x, or do not compile ssh against the RSAREF library

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8

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