openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-2018-1477)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119295
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update for openssh fixes the following issues :
Following security issues have been fixed :
- CVE-2018-15473: OpenSSH was prone to a user existance oracle vulnerability due to not delaying bailout for an invalid authenticating user until after the packet containing the request has been fully parsed, related to auth2-gss.c, auth2-hostbased.c, and auth2-pubkey.c.
The following non-security issues were fixed :
- Stop leaking File descriptors (bsc#964336)
- sftp-client.c returns wrong error code upon failure [bsc#1091396]
This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12-SP2:Update update project.
SolutionUpdate the affected openssh packages.