OracleVM 3.3 / 3.4 : libssh2 (OVMSA-2016-0035)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89860


The remote OracleVM host is missing a security update.


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

- use secrects of the appropriate length in Diffie-Hellman (CVE-2016-0787)

- fix basic functionality of libssh2 in FIPS mode (#968575)


Update the affected libssh2 package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89860

File Name: oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0035.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/11

Modified: 2017/02/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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


Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:vm:libssh2, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.3, cpe:/o:oracle:vm_server:3.4

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: 2016/03/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-0787

OSVDB: 134850