Oracle Linux 6 : libssh2 (ELSA-2019-1652)

High Nessus Plugin ID 126451

Synopsis

The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2019:1652 :

An update for libssh2 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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.

The libssh2 packages provide a library that implements the SSH2 protocol.

Security Fix(es) :

* libssh2: Integer overflow in transport read resulting in out of bounds write (CVE-2019-3855)

* libssh2: Integer overflow in keyboard interactive handling resulting in out of bounds write (CVE-2019-3856)

* libssh2: Integer overflow in SSH packet processing channel resulting in out of bounds write (CVE-2019-3857)

* libssh2: Integer overflow in user authenticate keyboard interactive allows out-of-bounds writes (CVE-2019-3863)

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 libssh2 packages.

See Also

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2019-July/008872.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126451

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2019-1652.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/07/03

Updated: 2020/01/08

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 2019/07/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3855, CVE-2019-3856, CVE-2019-3857, CVE-2019-3863

RHSA: 2019:1652