Ubuntu 13.10 : openssh vulnerability (USN-2014-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Markus Friedl discovered that OpenSSH incorrectly handled memory when
the AES-GCM cipher was used. A remote authenticated attacker could use
this issue to execute arbitrary code as their user, possibly bypassing
shell or command restrictions.

Solution :

Update the affected openssh-server package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.2
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70798 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63605

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4548