SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : libssh2_org (SUSE-SU-2016:0718-1)

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 libssh2_org fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2016-0787 (bsc#967026): Weakness in diffie-hellman
secret key generation lead to much shorter DH groups
then needed, which could be used to retrieve server
keys.

A feature was added :

- Support of SHA256 digests for DH group exchanges was
added (fate#320343, bsc#961964)

Bug fixed :

- Properly detect EVP_aes_128_ctr at configure time
(bsc#933336)

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/933336
https://bugzilla.suse.com/961964
https://bugzilla.suse.com/967026
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0787.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?598b9f32

Solution :

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

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP1-2016-413=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-2016-413=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-413=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-413=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-413=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-413=1

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89922 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0787

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