This script is Copyright (C) 2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The SSH server running on the remote host allows connections to be
According to its banner, the version of OpenSSH running on the remote
host allows local users without shell access to redirect TCP
connections with the IDENT 'root@localhost'. A local attacker could
use this incorrect IDENT to bypass monitoring/logging.
See also :
Either upgrade to OpenSSH 1.2.2 or later or use one of the 'IMMUNE
CONFIGURATIONS' referenced in the advisory titled
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Nessus Plugin ID: 17699 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2000-0143