Scientific Linux Security Update : openssh on SL7.x x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An information leak flaw was found in the way the OpenSSH client
roaming feature was implemented. A malicious server could potentially
use this flaw to leak portions of memory (possibly including private
SSH keys) of a successfully authenticated OpenSSH client.
(CVE-2016-0777)

A buffer overflow flaw was found in the way the OpenSSH client roaming
feature was implemented. A malicious server could potentially use this
flaw to execute arbitrary code on a successfully authenticated OpenSSH
client if that client used certain non-default configuration options.
(CVE-2016-0778)

After installing this update, the OpenSSH server daemon (sshd) will be
restarted automatically.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?0e3ba8d9

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87938 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0777
CVE-2016-0778

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