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SSH-1 < 1.2.31 SSH Daemon Account Login Attempt Logging Failure

High

Synopsis

The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks.

Description

The remote SSH daemon does not log repeated login attempts, which allows an attacker to set up a brute force attack to guess the user accounts/passwords of on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to SSH 1.2.31 or higher.