EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : openssh (EulerOS-SA-2017-1189)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description :

According to the version of the openssh packages installed, the
EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following
vulnerability :

- A covert timing channel flaw was found in the way
OpenSSH handled authentication of non-existent users. A
remote unauthenticated attacker could possibly use this
flaw to determine valid user names by measuring the
timing of server responses. (CVE-2016-6210)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?79eca66a

Solution :

Update the affected openssh package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Huawei Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103027 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-6210

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