OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : openssh (OVMSA-2017-0150)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102908

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 :

- Fix for CVE-2016-6210: User enumeration via covert timing channel (#1357442)

Solution

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

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?02191c63

http://www.nessus.org/u?7db061dc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102908

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2017-0150.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/01

Modified: 2017/09/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh-server, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleVM/release, Host/OracleVM/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6210