openSUSE Security Update : openssh (openSUSE-2016-38)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 88128

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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.

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.

Solution

Update the affected openssh packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961642

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=961645

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 88128

File Name: openSUSE-2016-38.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/01/25

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

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

CVSS v3.0

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: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-cavs, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-cavs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-fips, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-helpers, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:openssh-helpers-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

Patch Publication Date: 2016/01/14

Reference Information

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