F-Secure SSH Password Authentication Policy Evasion

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SSH server has a security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

According to its banner, the version of F-Secure SSH running on the
remote host allows a user to log in using a password, even though the
server policy disallows it. An attacker could exploit this flaw to
run a dictionary attack against the SSH server.

Solution :

Upgrade to F-Secure SSH 3.1.0 build 9 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 12099 (fsecure_ssh_pass_pol_evasion.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 9824