Dropbear SSH Server svr_ses.childpidsize Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Authenticated users can gain elevated privileges.

Description :

According to its banner, the remote host is runnning a version of
Dropbear SSH before 0.47. Such versions contain a buffer allocation
error that may allow an authenticated user to gain elevated

See also :


Solution :

Upgrade to the Dropbear SSH 0.47 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 34769 (dropbear_ssh_0_47.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 15923

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4178