openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-2018-765)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111417

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for openssh fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

- CVE-2016-10708: Prevent DoS due to crashes caused by out-of-sequence NEWKEYS message (bsc#1076957).

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

Solution

Update the affected openssh packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1076957

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111417

File Name: openSUSE-2018-765.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/07/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/07/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-10708