EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : openssh (EulerOS-SA-2017-1189)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 103027

Synopsis

The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.

Description

According 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.

Solution

Update the affected openssh package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7edce972

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103027

File Name: EulerOS_SA-2017-1189.nasl

Version: 3.13

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/08

Updated: 2020/05/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssh, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssh-askpass, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssh-keycat, p-cpe:/a:huawei:euleros:openssh-server, cpe:/o:huawei:euleros:2.0

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

Excluded KB Items: Host/EulerOS/uvp_version

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6210