Dropbear SSH Server DSS Verification Failure Remote Privilege Escalation

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


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code may be run on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running Dropbear prior to version 0.43.
There is a flaw in this version of Dropbear that could
enable a remote attacker to gain control of the system
from a remote location.

See also :

http://matt.ucc.asn.au/dropbear/CHANGES

Solution :

Upgrade to at least version 0.43 of Dropbear.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 14234 (dropbear_ssh.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10803

CVE ID: CVE-2004-2486