Oracle Linux 6 : libssh2 (ELSA-2019-4693)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 126144
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The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Description of changes:

- [Orabug: 29909723] Added patch CVE-2019-3862.
Added Additional length checks to prevent out-of-bounds (CVE-2019-3862)


Update the affected libssh2 packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 126144

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-4693.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/24/2019

Updated: 1/10/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libssh2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libssh2-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:libssh2-docs, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/21/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3862