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The remote host is affected by an information disclosure
When OpenSSH has S/KEY authentication enabled, it is possible to
remotely determine if an account configured for S/KEY authentication
Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit the issue but has
instead only checked if OpenSSH is running on the remote host. As a
result, it will not detect if the remote host has implemented a
See also :
A patch currently does not exist for this issue. As a workaround,
either set 'ChallengeResponseAuthentication' in the OpenSSH config to
'no' or use a version of OpenSSH without S/KEY support compiled in.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 17704 ()
Bugtraq ID: 23601
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2243
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