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SSH Tectia Server SFTP Format String Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for format string vulnerability in SSH Tectia Server SFTP subsystem

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote SSH server may be affected by a format string

Description :

The remote host is running SSH Tectia Server, a commercial SSH server.

According to its banner, the installed version of this software
contains a format string vulnerability in its sftp subsystem. A
remote, authenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code
on the affected host subject to his rights or crash the server

See also :

Solution :

As a temporary solution, disable the sftp subsystem as described in
the vendor advisory above. A better solution, though, is to upgrade
to SSH Tectia Server version 4.3.7 or 4.4.2 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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