openSUSE Security Update : libssh2_org (openSUSE-2016-388)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=933336
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961964
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=967026

Solution :

Update the affected libssh2_org packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90166 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-0787

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