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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200710-14
(DenyHosts: Denial of Service)
Daniel B. Cid discovered that DenyHosts used an incomplete regular
expression to parse failed login attempts, a different issue than GLSA
A remote unauthenticated attacker can add arbitrary hosts into the
blacklist, including the 'all' keyword, by submitting specially crafted
version identification strings to the SSH server banner. An attacker
may use this to prevent legitimate users from accessing a host
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All DenyHosts users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-admin/denyhosts-2.6-r1'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 27049 (gentoo_GLSA-200710-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-4323
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