Scientific Linux Security Update : libssh2 on SL7.x x86_64 (20190729)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 127727


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


Security Fix(es) :

- libssh2: Out-of-bounds memory comparison with specially crafted message channel request (CVE-2019-3862)


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 127727

File Name: sl_20190729_libssh2_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/12

Updated: 2020/02/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 4.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libssh2, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libssh2-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libssh2-devel, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:libssh2-docs, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/07/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-3862