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OpenSSH 4.3 Banner Masking

From: <my_bit_bucket_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Feb 27 2008 - 20:24:29 GMT
To: security-basics@securityfocus.com
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Is there a way to mask the banner displayed by OpenSSH 4.3 connecting to the service by SSH? For example, my test system displays "SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_4.3" when I "telnet [hostname] 22".

Thanks very much!

Regards,
Bit Bucket