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The remote host has an application which may allow an
attacker to login potentially as root without password.
According to its banner, the remote host appears to be
running OpenSSH 3.7p1 or 3.7.1p1. These versions are
vulnerable to a flaw in the way they handle PAM
authentication when PrivilegeSeparation is disabled.
Successful exploitation of this issue may allow an
attacker to gain a shell on the remote host using a
Upgrade to OpenSSH 3.7.1p2 or disable PAM support in sshd_config
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gain a shell remotely
Nessus Plugin ID: 11848 ()
Bugtraq ID: 8677
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0786CVE-2003-0787
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