openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-2017-339)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update for openssh fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-8858: prevent resource depletion during key
exchange (bsc#1005480)

- CVE-2016-10009: limit directories for loading PKCS11
modules to avoid privilege escalation (bsc#1016366)

- CVE-2016-10011: Prevent possible leaks of host private
keys to low-privilege process handling authentication
(bsc#1016369)

- Fix suggested command for removing conflicting server
keys from the known_hosts file (bsc#1006221)

- Properly verify CIDR masks in the AllowUsers and
DenyUsers configuration lists (bsc#1005893)

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1005480
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1005893
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1006221
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1016366
https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1016369

Solution :

Update the affected openssh packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 97716 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-10009
CVE-2016-10011
CVE-2016-8858

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