Fedora 27 : openssh (2017-96d1995b70)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105931


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


This update provides new upstream release OpenSSH 7.6 with several bug fixes and new features, including CVE-2017-15906, compatibility with WinSCP, improvement for PAM stack, enablement for s390x sandbox, new GSSAPI key exchange methods and improvement of handling kerberos tickets.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected openssh package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105931

File Name: fedora_2017-96d1995b70.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/01/15

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

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:fedoraproject:fedora:openssh, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15906