Scientific Linux Security Update : openssh on SL4.x i386/x86_64

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


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

OpenSSH stores hostnames, IP addresses, and keys in plaintext in the
known_hosts file. A local attacker that has already compromised a
user's SSH account could use this information to generate a list of
additional targets that are likely to have the same password or key.
(CVE-2005-2666)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?7c89aa18

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60168 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2666