SSH Weak MAC Algorithms Enabled

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The 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 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)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 71049 ()

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