Fedora 29 : openssh (2019-f6ff819834)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 121197

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update fixes CVE-2018-20685 (the first 'variant') and backports several fixes to unbreak ECDSA authentication from PKCS#11, certificate authentication and so on.

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Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected openssh package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2019-f6ff819834

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 121197

File Name: fedora_2019-f6ff819834.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/01/16

Updated: 2019/01/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.6

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssh, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/01/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20685