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The remote SSH server contains a cryptographical weakness that might allow
a third party to decrypt the traffic.
The remote host is running a version of SSH that is older than (or as old as)
The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a known plaintext attack,
which could allow an attacker to insert encrypted packets in the client - server
stream that will be deciphered by the server, thus allowing the attacker to
execute arbitrary commands on the remote server
Upgrade to version 1.2.25 of SSH which solves this problem.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false
Nessus Plugin ID: 10268 ()
CVE ID: CVE-1999-1085
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