GLSA-201810-03 : OpenSSH: User enumeration vulnerability

Low Nessus Plugin ID 117968

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201810-03 (OpenSSH: User enumeration vulnerability)

It was discovered that OpenSSH was prone to a user enumeration vulnerability.
Impact :

A remote attacker could conduct user enumeration.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All OpenSSH users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-misc/openssh-7.7_p1-r8'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201810-03

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 117968

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201810-03.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 2018/10/09

Modified: 2018/10/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openssh, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/10/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15473

GLSA: 201810-03