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Test ID:10268
Category:Gain a shell remotely
Title:SSH Insertion Attack
Summary:Checks for the remote SSH version
You are running a version of SSH which is
older than (or as old as) version 1.2.23.
This version is vulnerable to a known plain
text attack, which may allow an attacker to
insert encrypted packets in the client - server
stream that will be deciphered by the server,
thus allowing the attacker to execute arbitrary
commands on the remote server

Solution :
Upgrade to version 1.2.25 of SSH which solves this problem.

More information:

Risk factor : High
Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-1999-1085
Bugtraq: 19980612 CORE-SDI-04: SSH insertion attack (Google Search)
Bugtraq: 19980703 UPDATE: SSH insertion attack (Google Search)
Cisco Security Advisory: 20010627 Multiple SSH Vulnerabilities
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#13877
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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