OracleVM 3.2 : openssh (OVMSA-2016-0030)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89020

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote OracleVM system is missing necessary patches to address critical security updates :

- change default value of MaxStartups - CVE-2010-5107 (John Haxby)

- improve RNG seeding from /dev/random (#681291,#708056)

- make ssh(1)'s ConnectTimeout option apply to both the TCP connection and SSH banner exchange (#750725)

- use IPV6_V6ONLY for sshd inet6 listening socket (#640857)

- add LANGUAGE to the sent/accepted evvironment (#710229)

- ssh-copy-id copies now id_rsa.pub by default (#731930)

- repairs man pages (#731925)

- set cloexec on accept socket (#642935)

- add umask to sftp (#720598)

- enable lastolg for big uids (#706315)

- enable selinux domain transition to passwd_t (#689406)

- enable pubkey auth in the fips mode (#674747)

- improve resseding the prng from /dev/urandom or /dev/random respectively (#681291)

- periodically ressed the prng from /dev/urandom or /dev/random respectively (#681291)

- change cipher preferences (#661716)

- change cipher preferences (#661716)

- enable to run sshd as non root user (#661669)

- reenable rekeying (#659242)

- add nss keys to key audit patch (#632402)

- key audit patch (#632402)

- supply forced command documentation (#532559)

- compile in the OpenSSL engine support

- record lastlog with big uid (#616396)

- add OpenSSL engine support (#594815)

- backport forced command directive (#532559)

- stderr does not more disturb sftp (#576765)

Solution

Update the affected openssh / openssh-clients / openssh-server packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?41282881

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89020

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0030.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 2016/02/29

Updated: 2019/09/27

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh-clients, p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:openssh-server, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.2

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5107

BID: 58162