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

high Nessus Plugin ID 87935
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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: High

ID: 87935

File Name: freebsd_pkg_dfe0cdc1baf211e5863ab499baebfeaf.nasl

Version: 2.9

Type: local

Published: 1/15/2016

Updated: 1/4/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

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


Risk Factor: High

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: 1/14/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/14/2016

Reference Information

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

FreeBSD: SA-16:07