openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-2018-1477)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119295

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This 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.
(bsc#1105010)

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.

Solution

Update the affected openssh packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1091396

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1105010

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=964336

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119295

File Name: openSUSE-2018-1477.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/30

Modified: 2018/11/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/29

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15473