openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-SU-2013:1726-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 75204


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


openssh was updated to fix a memory corruption when AES-GCM is used which could lead to remote code execution after successful authentication. (CVE-2013-4548)


Update the affected openssh packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 75204

File Name: openSUSE-2013-875.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/13

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-askpass-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4548