Oracle Linux 5 : openssh (ELSA-2016-3531)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Description of changes:

[4.3p2-82.0.2]
- CVE-2015-5600: MaxAuthTries limit bypass via duplicates in
KbdInteractiveDevices (John Haxby) [orabug 22985024]
- CVE-2016-3115: missing sanitisation of input for X11 forwarding (John
Haxby) [orabug 22985024]

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-April/005938.html

Solution :

Update the affected openssh packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:C)

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90342 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-5600
CVE-2016-3115

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