SSH Weak MAC Algorithms Enabled

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SSH server is configured to allow MD5 and 96-bit MAC
algorithms.

Description :

The remote SSH server is configured to allow either MD5 or 96-bit MAC
algorithms, both of which are considered weak.

Note that this plugin only checks for the options of the SSH server,
and it does not check for vulnerable software versions.

Solution :

Contact the vendor or consult product documentation to disable MD5 and
96-bit MAC algorithms.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 71049 ()

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CVE ID:

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