Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : openssh (MDVSA-2013:051)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 66065
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in openssh :
The default configuration of OpenSSH through 6.1 enforces a fixed time limit between establishing a TCP connection and completing a login, which makes it easier for remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connection-slot exhaustion) by periodically making many new TCP connections (CVE-2010-5107).
The updated packages have been patched to correct thies issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.