Fedora 16 : libssh-0.5.3-1.fc16 (2012-18687)

high Nessus Plugin ID 63173

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This is an important SECURITY and maintenance release in order to address CVE-2012-4559, CVE-2012-4560, CVE-2012-4561 and CVE-2012-4562.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected libssh package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871612

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871614

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871617

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871620

http://www.nessus.org/u?95d4374a

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 63173

File Name: fedora_2012-18687.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/7/2012

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libssh, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:16

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-4559, CVE-2012-4560, CVE-2012-4561, CVE-2012-4562, CVE-2012-6063

BID: 56604

FEDORA: 2012-18687