EulerOS 2.0 SP2 : openssh (EulerOS-SA-2017-1189)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103027
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAccording to the version of the openssh packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerability :
- A covert timing channel flaw was found in the way OpenSSH handled authentication of non-existent users. A remote unauthenticated attacker could possibly use this flaw to determine valid user names by measuring the timing of server responses. (CVE-2016-6210)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected openssh package.