SSH Static Key Accepted

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The SSH server on the remote host accepts a static SSH private key
for authentication.

Description :

The SSH server on the remote host accepts a publicly known static SSH
private key for authentication. A remote attacker can log in to this
host using this publicly known private key.

See also :

https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/view/38537/lantronix.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?2b739cf7
http://www.nessus.org/u?3fa4a9a2
https://www.trustmatta.com/advisories/MATTA-2012-002.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?99a8b71e

Solution :

Remove the vulnerable public keys from the SSH server.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Gain a shell remotely

Nessus Plugin ID: 73920 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53897
66267
66268
66299

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1493
CVE-2013-3619

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