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Lysator LSH Seed-file File Descriptor Leak

Low

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host is running Lysator's LSH, a version of Secure Shell (SSH) that is available for Unix-like platforms. This version of LSH is reported to be vulnerable to a local flaw. Specifically, this version of LSH leaks its file descriptors. A local attacker armed with this knowledge may be able to access confidential data or cause the LSH server to fail.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.