Tectia SSH Server Authentication Bypass
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 63156
SynopsisAn SSH server running on the remote host is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Tectia SSH Server running on the remote host is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can bypass authentication by sending a specially crafted request, allowing the attacker to authenticate as root.
The software is only vulnerable when running on Unix or Unix-like operating systems.
SolutionDisable password authentication in the ssh-server-config.xml configuration file (this file needs to be created if it does not already exist). Refer to the vendor's advisory for more information.