CentOS 6 : libssh2 (CESA-2019:1652)

high Nessus Plugin ID 126480

Synopsis

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

Description

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

http://www.nessus.org/u?26c9a39a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 126480

File Name: centos_RHSA-2019-1652.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/5/2019

Updated: 1/8/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-3855

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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

Vulnerability Information

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

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/21/2019

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2019:1652