SSH-1 < 1.2.31 SSH Daemon Account Login Attempt Logging Failure

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1981

Synopsis

The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks.

Description

The remote SSH daemon does not log repeated login attempts, which allows an attacker to set up a brute force attack to guess the user accounts/passwords of on this host.

Solution

Upgrade to SSH 1.2.31 or higher.

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-02/0084.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 1981

File Name: 1981.prm

Family: SSH

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1967, 3059

Nessus ID: 11341

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0471

BID: 2345

OSVDB: 8038