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The remote SSH server is susceptible to denial of service attacks.
The remote host is running Dropbear, a small, open source SSH server.
The version of Dropbear installed on the remote host, by default, has
a limit of 30 connections in the authorization-pending state
subsequent connections are closed immediately. This issue can be
exploited trivially by an unauthenticated attacker to deny service to
See also :
Upgrade to Dropbear 0.48 or later.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Denial of Service
Nessus Plugin ID: 21023 (dropbear_30_dos.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 17024
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1206
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