SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : openssh (SUSE-SU-2016:0118-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 87961

Synopsis

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

This update for openssh fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2016-0777: A malicious or compromised server could
cause the OpenSSH client to expose part or all of the
client's private key through the roaming feature
(bsc#961642)

- CVE-2016-0778: A malicious or compromised server could
could trigger a buffer overflow in the OpenSSH client
through the roaming feature (bsc#961645)

This update disables the undocumented feature supported by the OpenSSH
client and a commercial SSH server.

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

Solution

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2016-85=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-2016-85=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-SP1-2016-85=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-DESKTOP-12-2016-85=1

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=961642

https://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=961645

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0777/

https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-0778/

http://www.nessus.org/u?9afbbe36

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87961

File Name: suse_SU-2016-0118-1.nasl

Version: 2.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/18

Modified: 2018/11/29

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-askpass-gnome, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-askpass-gnome-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-fips, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-helpers, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:openssh-helpers-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/14

Reference Information

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