OpenSSH < 3.6.1p2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 17702
SynopsisThe SSH server running on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionAccording to its banner, the version of OpenSSH running on the remote host is ealier than 3.6.1p2. When compiled for the AIX operating system with a compiler other than that of the native AIX compiler, an error exists that can allow dynamic libraries in the current directory to be loaded before dynamic libraries in the system paths. This behavior can allow local users to escalate privileges by creating, loading and executing their own malicious replacement libraries.
SolutionUpgrade to OpenSSH 3.6.1p2 or later.