Scientific Linux Security Update : openssh on SL7.x x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128246

Synopsis

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

Description

Security Fix(es) :

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

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?df57e8aa

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 128246

File Name: sl_20190806_openssh_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/08/27

Updated: 2019/09/24

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: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2019/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/08/17

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15473