OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssh (OVMSA-2016-0048)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address
critical security updates :

- CVE-2016-3115: missing sanitisation of input for X11
forwarding (#1317817)

- Restore functionallity of pam_ssh_agent_auth in FIPS
mode (#1278315)

- Initialize devices_done variable for challenge response
(#1281468)

- Update behaviour of X11 forwarding to match upstream
(#1299048)

- Ammends previous release, fixing typos and behaviour
changes

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000462.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/oraclevm-errata/2016-May/000461.html

Solution :

Update the affected openssh / openssh-clients / openssh-server
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91153 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3115

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