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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102908


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


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)


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

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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


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


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

OSVDB: 141586