SUSE SLES11 Security Update : openssh (SUSE-SU-2018:2275-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111639


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for openssh fixes the following issues: Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2016-10012: Fix pre-auth compression checks that could be optimized away (bsc#1016370).

- CVE-2016-10708: Fix remote denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and daemon crash) via an out-of-sequence NEWKEYSmessage (bsc#1076957).

- CVE-2017-15906: Fix r/o sftp-server zero byte file creation (bsc#1065000).

- CVE-2008-1483: Fix accidental re-introduction of CVE-2008-1483 (bsc#1069509). Bug fixes :

- bsc#1017099: Match conditions with uppercase hostnames fail (bsc#1017099)

- bsc#1053972: supportedKeyExchanges diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 is duplicated (bsc#1053972)

- bsc#1023275: Messages suppressed after upgrade from SLES 11 SP3 to SP4 (bsc#1023275)

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-openssh-13719=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-openssh-13719=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111639

File Name: suse_SU-2018-2275-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/10

Updated: 2019/09/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-askpass-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-fips, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-helpers, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/03/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1483, CVE-2016-10012, CVE-2016-10708, CVE-2017-15906

BID: 28444

CWE: 264