RHEL 8 : openssh (RHSA-2019:3702)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 130569

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for openssh is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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

OpenSSH is an SSH protocol implementation supported by a number of Linux, UNIX, and similar operating systems. It includes the core files necessary for both the OpenSSH client and server.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
openssh (8.0p1). (BZ#1691045)

Security Fix(es) :

* openssh: scp client improper directory name validation (CVE-2018-20685)

* openssh: Improper validation of object names allows malicious server to overwrite files via scp client (CVE-2019-6111)

* openssh: Missing character encoding in progress display allows for spoofing of scp client output (CVE-2019-6109)

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.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?774148ae

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:3702

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-20685

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-6109

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2019-6111

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 130569

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3702.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2019/11/06

Updated: 2019/11/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-askpass, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-askpass-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-cavs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-cavs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-clients-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-keycat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-keycat-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-ldap, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-ldap-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:openssh-server-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pam_ssh_agent_auth, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pam_ssh_agent_auth-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8

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

Patch Publication Date: 2019/11/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/01/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-20685, CVE-2019-6109, CVE-2019-6111

RHSA: 2019:3702