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Category:Gain root remotely
Title:SSH setsid() vulnerability
Summary:Checks for the remote SSH version
You are running a version of SSH which is older than version 3.1.5 or 3.2.2.

There is a bug in that version which may allow a user to obtain higher
privileges due to a flaw in the way setsid() is used.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of SSH
See also : http://www.ssh.com/company/newsroom/article/286/
Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 6247
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2002-1644
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#740619
XForce ISS Database: ssh-setsid-privilege-elevation(10710)
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2002 Renaud Deraison

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