FreeBSD : openssh -- information disclosure (dfe0cdc1-baf2-11e5-863a-b499baebfeaf)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87935


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


OpenSSH reports :

OpenSSH clients between versions 5.4 and 7.1 are vulnerable to information disclosure that may allow a malicious server to retrieve information including under some circumstances, user's private keys.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87935

File Name: freebsd_pkg_dfe0cdc1baf211e5863ab499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/01/15

Modified: 2016/10/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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


Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openssh-portable, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/01/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0777, CVE-2016-0778

FreeBSD: SA-16:07