SSH < 3.1.5 / 3.2.2 setsid() Privilege Escalation
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1969
SynopsisThe remote host may allow users to escalate privileges.
DescriptionThe remote host is running a version of the SSH server which is older than version 3.1.5 or 3.2.2. There is a vulnerability in this version which may allow a user to obtain higher privileges due to a flaw in the way setsid() is used.
SolutionUpgrade to version 3.1.5, 3.2.2 or higher.