Samhain SRP Protocol Implementation Authentication Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is running a vulnerable server that may allow an
attacker to authenticate without proper credentials.

Description :

The version of Samhain installed on the remote host has an input
verfication bug in its SRP implementation. If able to supply a valid
username, a malicious client can exploit this issue and connect
without a valid password.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Samhain 2.5.4 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 35952 ()

Bugtraq ID: 34003

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4810