openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-2016-668)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for OpenSSH fixes three security issues.

These security issues were fixed :

- CVE-2016-3115: Sanitise input for xauth(1) (bsc#970632)

- CVE-2016-1908: Prevent X11 SECURITY circumvention when
forwarding X11 connections (bsc#962313)

- CVE-2015-8325: Ignore PAM environment when using login
(bsc#975865)

These non-security issues were fixed :

- Fix help output of sftp (bsc#945493)

- Restarting openssh with openssh-fips installed was not
working correctly (bsc#945484)

- Fix crashes when /proc is not available in the chroot
(bsc#947458)

- Correctly parse GSSAPI KEX algorithms (bsc#961368)

- More verbose FIPS mode/CC related documentation in
README.FIPS (bsc#965576, bsc#960414)

- Fix PRNG re-seeding (bsc#960414, bsc#729190)

- Disable DH parameters under 2048 bits by default and
allow lowering the limit back to the RFC 4419 specified
minimum through an option (bsc#932483, bsc#948902)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=729190
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=932483
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=945484
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=945493
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=947458
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=948902
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=960414
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961368
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=962313
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=965576
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=970632
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=975865

Solution :

Update the affected openssh packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91413 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8325
CVE-2016-1908
CVE-2016-3115

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