Hydra: SSH2

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 15888

Synopsis

It may be possible to determine SSH passwords through brute force.

Description

This plugin runs Hydra to find SSH2 accounts and passwords by brute force.

To use this plugin, enter the 'Logins file' and the 'Passwords file' under the 'Hydra (NASL wrappers options)' advanced settings block.

Solution

Change the passwords for the affected accounts.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15888

File Name: hydra_ssh2.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: remote

Published: 2004/12/01

Modified: 2012/07/27

Dependencies: 10267, 14772, 15868

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Secret/hydra/logins_file, Secret/hydra/passwords_file, /tmp/hydra/force_run