This vulnerability is 13 years 11 months and 18 days old and there are presently no exploits available for the it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and while there are presently no publicly known exploits available for it, the vulnerability should be patched within the next three months.
SynopsisIt may be possible to determine SSH passwords through brute force.
Vulnerability DescriptionThis plugin runs Hydra to find SSH2 accounts and passwords by brute force.
To use this plugin, enter the 'Logins file' and the 'Passwords file' under the 'Hydra (NASL wrappers options)' advanced settings block.
SolutionChange the passwords for the affected accounts and implement a better password strategy.
A good password policy for any system is to use three random words separated by special characters. By using three random works you are far less likely to generate a password that already exists on a known password list.
CVE ReferencesN/A NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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