How To Disable 96-bit HMAC Algorithms And MD5-based HMAC Algorithms On Solaris sshd

(Doc ID 1682164.1)

Last updated on MARCH 05, 2017

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 HW2 to 11.3 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.



The security scanner reported following vulnerabilities on Solaris regarding SunSSH sshd (secure shell daemon):

Vulnerability Info for Vuln_id= 78685
App Id 59
Application SSH
Vuln Name SSH Insecure HMAC Algorithms Enabled
Vuln Score 131
nCircle CVSS Base Score: 4.0
Risk Remote Access
Skill No Known Exploit
Strategy Data-Driven Attack

Insecure HMAC Algorithms are enabled


Disable any 96-bit HMAC Algorithms.
Disable any MD5-based HMAC Algorithms.


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