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

high Nessus Plugin ID 88128
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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: High

ID: 88128

File Name: openSUSE-2016-38.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2016

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

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

CVSS v3

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: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

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/14/2016

Reference Information

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