Oracle Linux 7 : openssh (ELSA-2018-0980)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109111

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VPR Score: 1.4

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:0980 :

An update for openssh is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

OpenSSH is an SSH protocol implementation supported by a number of Linux, UNIX, and similar operating systems. It includes the core files necessary for both the OpenSSH client and server.

Security Fix(es) :

* openssh: Improper write operations in readonly mode allow for zero-length file creation (CVE-2017-15906)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected openssh packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2018-April/007617.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109111

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-0980.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/18

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 1.4

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:oracle:linux:openssh, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-askpass, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-cavs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-keycat, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-server, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:openssh-server-sysvinit, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pam_ssh_agent_auth, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/17

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15906

RHSA: 2018:0980