Cisco Devices Multiple SSH Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 10972


The remote network device is running an SSH server with multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version number, the remote host is a Cisco router or switch running a vulnerable SSH daemon.

By exploiting weaknesses in the SSH protocol, it is possible to insert arbitrary commands into an established SSH session, collect information that may help in brute-force key recovery, or brute-force a session key.


Apply the fix referenced in the vendor's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 10972

File Name: cisco_ssh_multiple_vulns.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: remote

Family: CISCO

Published: 6/5/2002

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.3


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SNMP/sysDesc, SNMP/community, CISCO/model

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/27/2001

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/18/2001

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0361, CVE-2001-0572

BID: 2344

CWE: 310