CentOS 6 : openssh (CESA-2019:0711)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 124034

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for openssh is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link (s) in the References section.

OpenSSH is an SSH protocol implementation supported by a number of Linux, UNIX, and similar operating systems. It includes the core files necessary for both the OpenSSH client and server.

Security Fix(es) :

* openssh: User enumeration via malformed packets in authentication requests (CVE-2018-15473)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

Update the affected openssh packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5f013a25

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 124034

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-0711.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/04/15

Updated: 2019/10/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssh, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssh-askpass, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssh-ldap, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:openssh-server, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:pam_ssh_agent_auth, cpe:/o:centos:centos:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/04/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/17

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15473

RHSA: 2019:0711