ESXI-65-000011 - The ESXi host SSH daemon must be configured to use only the SSHv2 protocol.

Details

SSH protocol version 1 suffers from design flaws that result in security vulnerabilities and should not be used. Only SSH protocol version 2 connections should be permitted.


Solution

From an SSH session connected to the ESXi host, or from the ESXi shell, add or correct the following line in '/etc/ssh/sshd_config':

Add or correct the following line in '/etc/ssh/sshd_config':

Protocol 2


Supportive Information

The following resource is also helpful.

This security hardening control applies to the following category of controls within NIST 800-53: Access Control.This control applies to the following type of system Unix.


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