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CVE-2001-0572 Detail

Description

The SSH protocols 1 and 2 (aka SSH-2) as implemented in OpenSSH and other packages have various weaknesses which can allow a remote attacker to obtain the following information via sniffing: (1) password lengths or ranges of lengths, which simplifies brute force password guessing, (2) whether RSA or DSA authentication is being used, (3) the number of authorized_keys in RSA authentication, or (4) the lengths of shell commands.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/22/2001

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2001-03/0225.html Exploit Patch Vendor Advisory
http://distro.conectiva.com.br/atualizacoes/?id=a&anuncio=000391 Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/596827 US Government Resource
http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/security/2001/MDKSA-2001-033.php3 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2001-033.html Patch Vendor Advisory

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0572
NVD Published Date:
08/22/2001
NVD Last Modified:
09/05/2008