CVE Reference: CVE-2005-2666

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2005-2666

Description:
SSH, as implemented in OpenSSH before 4.0 and possibly other implementations, stores hostnames, IP addresses, and keys in plaintext in the known_hosts file, which makes it easier for an attacker that has compromised an SSH user's account to generate a list of additional targets that are more likely to have the same password or key.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SCO

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA19243
  Secunia Advisory: SA25098

REDHAT
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0257.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10201

MISC
  http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1815795,00.asp
  http://nms.csail.mit.edu/projects/ssh/


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