SSH CRC-32 Compensation Attack Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2001-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

It is possible to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of SSH that is older than version 1.2.32,
or a version of OpenSSH that is older than 2.3.0.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a flaw known as a 'CRC-32
compensation attack' that could allow an attacker to gain a root shell on this
host.

Solution :

Upgrade to version 1.2.32 of SSH which solves this problem,
or to version 2.3.0 of OpenSSH.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 10607 ()

Bugtraq ID: 2347

CVE ID: CVE-2001-0144