This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host is affected by an information disclosure
When OpenSSH has S/KEY authentication enabled, it is possible to
remotely determine if an account configured for S/KEY authentication
Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit the issue but has
instead only checked if OpenSSH is running on the remote host. As a
result, it will not detect if the remote host has implemented a
See also :
A patch currently does not exist for this issue. As a workaround,
either set 'ChallengeResponseAuthentication' in the OpenSSH config to
'no' or use a version of OpenSSH without S/KEY support compiled in.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true