FortressSSH < 0.47 SSH_MSG_KEXINIT Logging Remote Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3620

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running a version of the FortressSSH SSH server that is vulnerable to a remote buffer overflow. An attacker exploiting this flaw would send a malformed key exchange. Successful exploitation would give the attacker the ability to execute arbitrary code on the remote server.

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.47 or higher.

See Also

http://www.pragmasys.com/Fortress

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3620

Family: SSH

Published: 2006/05/16

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1967, 3059

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:U/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-2421

BID: 17991