SSH Tectia Server Host Authentication Authorization Bypass Vulnerability

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

It is possible to bypass the authentication of the remote ssh server.

Description :

You are running a version of Tectia SSH server that is older than 5.0.1.

Versions older than 5.0.1 are vulnerable to a flaw in which an attacker
may bypass the authentication routine. However, the ssh server must be
configured to use Host-Based authentication only.

Solution :

Upgrade to Tectia SSH server 5.0.1 and later.

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: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 20316 ()

Bugtraq ID: 15903

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4310