Fedora 17 : openssh-5.9p1-29.fc17 (2013-2206)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64883
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis 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
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SolutionUpdate the affected openssh package.