This vulnerability is 7 years 3 months and 17 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.
SynopsisThe remote SSH server is affected by an information disclosure vulnerability.
Vulnerability DescriptionAccording to its banner, the remote host is running a version of OpenSSH prior to 4.0. Versions of OpenSSH earlier than 4.0 are affected by an information disclosure vulnerability because the application stores hostnames, IP addresses, and keys in plaintext in the 'known_hosts' file. A local attacker, exploiting this flaw, could gain access to sensitive information that could be used in subsequent attacks.
SolutionUpgrade to OpenSSH 4.0 or later.
- http://www.openssh.org/txt/release-4.0 http://nms.csail.mit.edu/projects/ssh/
CVE ReferencesCVE-2005-2666 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2007-4654 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
CVE-2004-2760 NIST | MITRE | CVEDetails
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