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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.150228
Category:Policy
Title:Linux: SSH AllowTcpForwarding
Summary:sshd reads configuration data from /etc/ssh/sshd_config (or the;file specified with -f on the command line). The file contains keyword-argument pairs, one per line.;Lines starting with '#' and empty lines are interpreted as comments. Arguments may optionally be;enclosed in double quotes in order to represent arguments containing spaces.;; - AllowTcpForwarding: Specifies whether TCP forwarding is permitted. Note that disabling TCP;forwarding does not improve security unless users are also denied shell access, as they can always;install their own forwarders.
Description:Summary:
sshd reads configuration data from /etc/ssh/sshd_config (or the
file specified with -f on the command line). The file contains keyword-argument pairs, one per line.
Lines starting with '#' and empty lines are interpreted as comments. Arguments may optionally be
enclosed in double quotes in order to represent arguments containing spaces.

- AllowTcpForwarding: Specifies whether TCP forwarding is permitted. Note that disabling TCP
forwarding does not improve security unless users are also denied shell access, as they can always
install their own forwarders.

CVSS Score:
0.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:N

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