SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openssh (SUSE-SU-2016:0118-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update for openssh fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-0777: A malicious or compromised server could
cause the OpenSSH client to expose part or all of the
client's private key through the roaming feature
(bsc#961642)

- CVE-2016-0778: A malicious or compromised server could
could trigger a buffer overflow in the OpenSSH client
through the roaming feature (bsc#961645)

This update disables the undocumented feature supported by the OpenSSH
client and a commercial SSH server.

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/961642
https://bugzilla.suse.com/961645
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0777.html
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0778.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?cbfed927

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-85=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-85=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-85=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-85=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87961 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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