This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200609-17
(OpenSSH: Denial of Service)
Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team discovered a Denial of
Service vulnerability in the SSH protocol version 1 CRC compensation
A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to trigger excessive CPU
usage by sending a pathological SSH message, denying service to other
legitimate users or processes.
The system administrator may disable SSH protocol version 1 in
See also :
All OpenSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openssh-4.3_p2-r5'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22464 (gentoo_GLSA-200609-17.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-4924