This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host is running a SSH server with an information
The remote host is running a SSH server that responds differently to
login attempts depending on whether or not a valid username is
given. This is likely due to a vulnerable version of pam_ssh.
Other products may be affected as well.
A remote attacker could use this to enumerate valid usernames,
which could be used to mount further attacks.
See also :
Contact the vendor for a fix.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 38197 ()
Bugtraq ID: 34333
CVE ID: CVE-2009-1273
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