openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-2017-1351)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105237


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for openssh fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2017-15906: Stricter checking of operations in read-only mode in sftp server (bsc#1065000).

Bug fixes :

- FIPS: Startup selfchecks (bsc#1068310).

- FIPS: Silent complaints about unsupported key exchange methods (bsc#1006166).

- Refine handling of sockets for X11 forwarding to remove reintroduced CVE-2008-1483 (bsc#1069509).

- Test configuration before running daemon to prevent looping resulting in service shutdown (bsc#1048367)

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.


Update the affected openssh packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105237

File Name: openSUSE-2017-1351.nasl

Version: 3.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/12/14

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.9

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-askpass-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-cavs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-cavs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-fips, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-helpers, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-helpers-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1483, CVE-2017-15906

CWE: 264