OracleVM 2.2 : openssh (OVMSA-2016-0033)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89817


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


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

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


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89817

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0033.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/10

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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:2.2

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: 2016/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-5107

BID: 58162

OSVDB: 90007