Fedora 18 : openssh-6.1p1-5.fc18 (2013-2212)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64604

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This update changes default of MaxStartups to 10:30:100 to start doing random early drop at 10 connections up to 100 connections - CVE-2010-5107

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 openssh package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=908707

http://www.nessus.org/u?a95b13fc

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 64604

File Name: fedora_2013-2212.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/02/13

Updated: 2015/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:openssh, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:18

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5107

FEDORA: 2013-2212