Lysator LSH Seed-file File Descriptor Leak (deprecated)

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3380


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running Lysator's LSH, a version of Secure Shell (SSH) that is available for Unix-like platforms. This version of LSH is reported to be vulnerable to a local flaw. Specifically, this version of LSH leaks its file descriptors. A local attacker armed with this knowledge may be able to access confidential data or cause the LSH server to fail.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 3380

File Name: 3380.prm

Family: SSH

Published: 2006/01/24

Modified: 2015/06/01

Dependencies: 3059

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0353

BID: 16357