Scientific Linux Security Update : openssh on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109454

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

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

Additional Changes :

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?6b8fe913

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109454

File Name: sl_20180410_openssh_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/01

Updated: 2018/12/27

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15906