This vulnerability is 16 years 4 months and 24 days old there are exploits publicly available for it. The vulnerability itself is over a year old, and with there being exploits publicly available it is highly advisable that this vulnerability is patched immediately.
SynopsisThe remote host has an application that is affected multiple vulnerabilities.
Vulnerability DescriptionAccording to its banner, the remote host appears to be running OpenSSH version 3.4 or older. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple flaws. An attacker may exploit these vulnerabilities to gain a shell on the remote system.
Note that several distributions patched this hole without changing the version number of OpenSSH. Since us solely relied on the banner of the remote SSH server to perform this check, this might be a false positive.
If you are running a RedHat host, make sure that the command:
rpm -q openssh-server Returns:
SolutionUpgrade to OpenSSH 3.4 or contact your vendor for a patch.
CVE ReferencesCVE-2002-0639 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2002-0640 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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