OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssh (OVMSA-2017-0053)

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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 :

- Allow to use ibmca crypto hardware (#1397547)

- CVE-2015-8325: privilege escalation via user's PAM
environment and UseLogin=yes (1405374)

- Fix missing hmac-md5-96 from server offer (#1373836)

- Prevent infinite loop when Ctrl+Z pressed at password
prompt (#1218424)

- Remove RC4 cipher and MD5 based MAC from the default
client proposal (#1373836)

- Resolve sftp force permission colision with umask
(#1341747)

- Relax bits needed check to allow hmac-sha2-512 with
gss-group1-sha1- (#1353359)

- close ControlPersist background process stderr when not
in debug mode (#1335539)

- Do not add a message 'The agent has no identities.' in
~/.ssh/authorized_keys (#1353410)

- ssh-copy-id: SunOS does not understand ~ (#1327547)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?854d27aa
http://www.nessus.org/u?90daf6f4

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: OracleVM Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 99080 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-8325

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