FreeBSD : OpenSSH -- MaxAuthTries limit bypass via duplicates in KbdInteractiveDevices (5b74a5bc-348f-11e5-ba05-c80aa9043978)
High Nessus Plugin ID 85033
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionIt was discovered that the OpenSSH sshd daemon did not check the list of keyboard-interactive authentication methods for duplicates. A remote attacker could use this flaw to bypass the MaxAuthTries limit, making it easier to perform password guessing attacks.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.