Re: openssh

From: alexus (
Date: 03/16/02

From: "alexus" <>
To: <>, "Christopher Schulte" <>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 18:29:01 -0500

I understand that changing banner won't increase any security, i'm asking if
it's possible to remove it at all, I do not want for this banner to be
appear at all, period.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Schulte" <>
To: "alexus" <>; <>
Cc: <freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG>; <owner-freebsd-security@FreeBSD.ORG>
Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 4:41 PM
Subject: Re: openssh

> At 04:34 PM 3/15/2002 -0500, alexus wrote:
> >however most of the scaners they just look at the versions and they
> >automaticly assume that this server can be exploited just for reaosn i
> >ssh 2.9.x
> And quite a few scanner will probe you no matter what banner is displayed.
> Changing the banner will not increase your security. Keeping up to date,
> using a packet filter, and having an IDS/backup will.
> --
> Christopher Schulte
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