Common Controls Hub
The network element must be configured for a maximum number of unsuccessful SSH login attempts set at 3 before resetting the interface.
An attacker may attempt to connect to the device using SSH by guessing the authentication method and authentication key or shared secret. Setting the authentication retry to 3 or less strengthens against a Brute Force attack.
Free Space Optics Device Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)
Check Text ( C-3538r4_chk )
Review the configuration and verify the number of unsuccessful SSH login attempts is set at 3.
Fix Text (F-5524r7_fix)
Configure the network element to require a maximum number of unsuccessful SSH login attempts at 3.