Fedora 17 : openssh-5.9p1-29.fc17 (2013-2206)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64883


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update changes default of MaxStartups to 10:30:100 to start doing random early drop at 10 connections up to 100 connections - CVE-2010-5107

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected openssh package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64883

File Name: fedora_2013-2206.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/26

Modified: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssh, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:17

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5107

FEDORA: 2013-2206